Congresswoman Barbara Lee welcomed Attorney General Eric Holder to Oakland Thursday for a roundtable discussion around building trust between the community and law enforcement. The conversation, held in the Ronald V. Dellums Federal [...]
By Hassan Russell, Laney College student The shooting of Mike Brown in Ferguson, MO has brought to light that this situation is happening all over America.If an 18-year old young man can be shot down [...]
Youth UpRising, in partnership with the Oakland Police Department, will host a Gun Buyback event at Youth UpRising, 8711MacArthur Boulevard, on Saturday, December 13 from 9am to 3pm. Part of a statewide gun buyback initiative, the [...]
The Oakland Police Department is continuing to make significant progress on the reforms required by Federal Judge Thelton Henderson as part of the Negotiated Settlement Agreement (NSA) that came out of the infamous “Riders” police [...]
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.
Federal Judge Thelton Henderson issued a court order this week criticizing the City of Oakland for failing to consult the court-appointed federal overseer when the City Administrator reduced the punishment for a police captain accused [...]
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