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The Nation: Why #BlackLivesMatter Actions Aren't Stopping

 “There are so many people out protesting police violence who are then met with police violence,” Nelson said. “If they didn’t understand how a Mike Brown or an Eric Garner could happen, they understand after a night of protest how a police interaction can become very violent and even deadly.

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Vandals Deface Freeway Sign Honoring 4 Oakland Police Officers Killed In The Line Of Duty

OAKLAND (KPIX 5) – Police in Oakland are searching for vandals who defaced a freeway sign paying tribute to four officers who were killed on the deadliest day in department history. 244 more words


Oakland Mayor Says Police Body Cameras Have Cut Use-Of-Force Incidents Significantly In 5 Years

OAKLAND (CBS SF) — Oakland Mayor Jean Quan said Wednesday that there’s been a “significant decrease” in use-of-force incidents by her city’s police officers since they began wearing body cameras four years ago. 545 more words


Suicidal Man Tased by Oakland Police Dies of Self-Inflicted Wounds

OAKLAND — Police used tasers to disarm a man who was cutting and stabbing himself Saturday morning at a residence in Oakland, police said. The man died from his wounds. 119 more words


Oakland Reacts: Protests Over Michael Brown Killing Rage for a 2nd Night

By Alex Emslie

Protests related to the Ferguson case — in which a county grand jury decided not to indict a police officer who shot and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown during an altercation last August — continued Tuesday. 220 more words


Oakland Police Arrest Man Wanted For East Bay Rapes, Robberies

OAKLAND (CBS SF) — A 24-year-old man suspected of raping two prostitutes in separate incidents in October and earlier this month in Pleasanton was arrested in Oakland on Friday, police said. 462 more words


Oakland Mayor-Elect Libby Schaaf Envisions 80% Reduction In Crime: 'I Plan To Make It Happen'

OAKLAND (KCBS) – It was a major part of her campaign and now that she has won the race, Oakland Mayor-elect Libby Schaaf said she will have a “laser focus” on public safety in the city. 364 more words