A coalition of police accountability activists is considering its next steps, while still smarting from city council members’ refusal to place a community-backed measure on the November ballot to create a police oversight commission.
Councilmember Noel Gallo is pushing the City Council to consider placing a charter amendment on the November ballot. The measure would create a public safety oversight commission to assume most of the authority over the [...]
Tenacious as ever, Oakland police accountability activists are seeking to regain momentum in their efforts to house all intake of complaints against Oakland Police Department officers outside of the department’s Internal Affairs Division. After more [...]
Federal Judge Thelton Henderson and federal Compliance Director Thomas Frazier surprised police accountability activists this week when they announced they have decided to place civilian complaint intake technicians within the Internal Affairs Division of the [...]
Many supporters of increased police accountability to the community consider that it is a small step forward to take intake of complaints against police away from the police department and put it in the hands [...]
Got #BlackLivesMatter News?
Community groups, organizations or churches that are holding Black Lives Matter events or protests are invited to send announcements, photos, opinion pieces and articles to the Post News Group at Kstein@postnewsgroup.com. As much as possible, we will publish them in our print editions or online.
Please inlcude your phone number so we can contact you if we have questions about your submissions.
LOOKING FOR AN OLDER ARTICLE?
OP-ED or press release?
**600 word limit on all OP-ED's
**Be sure to include a 50 word bio at the bottom of each submission