The Oakland Police Department (OPD) added a new Monthly Reports page to its website. The Monthly Reports page includes the Use of Force Report (force used by officers is reported here); the Staffing [...]
In an unprecedented move, the Oakland Police Department this week released body camera evidence to some representatives of the media but not to the general public in two police-involved deaths, hoping to clear up [...]
Public reaction was enormously positive last week when California became the first state to ban the use of grand juries in police-involved killings, but civil rights experts say the change is not significant. [...]
Oakland police officers shot and killed a 24-year old man Wednesday evening after a car chase. As of Thursday afternoon, the name of the young man has not been officially confirmed.
Independent Monitor Robert Warshaw, federal Judge Thelton Henderson’s representative in Oakland, is putting a spotlight on police shootings in cases that may be “by the book” and “legally defensible” but result in injuries and [...]
The City Council took a first step this week to enact a policy that has been four years in the making and could improve the level of police accountability in Oakland, unanimously voting to consolidate [...]
“The mayor is (also) culpable,” said Grinage. By KenA. Epstein There is growing frustration between local advocates of police accountability and City Administrator Deanna Santana, who they say is foot-dragging and purposely confusing the [...]