The Oakland City Council’s Public Safety Committee next week will discuss a set of police accountability reforms that were proposed by 100 Black Men of the Bay Area during the wave of national outrage [...]
Federal Judge Thelton Henderson is monitoring how the Oakland Police Department (OPD) is handling the investigations of three officer-involved shootings this year, including the killing this past weekend of Demouria Hogg, 30, of Hayward.
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 [...]
A coalition of community leaders and advocates of the Citizens’ Police Review Board (CPRB) are pushing for the City Council to move forward on consolidating all walk-in citizen complaints against police to go through the [...]
In wake of the recent killings of Eric Harris in Oklahoma and Walter Scott in South Carolina, both unarmed Black men killed by police officers, a group of community leaders, clergy, and activists are calling [...]
By Publisher, Post News Group The recent allegations involving Michigan Police officers who are being accused of planting evidence on a retired Black gentleman, along with dozens of other equally odious police confrontations around [...]
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 [...]
Two leading local civil rights attorneys, John Burris and Jim Chanin, met this week with community members who belong to an Oakland police accountability coalition that is seeking ways to improve oversight of police and [...]