OAKLAND (KCBS) – Changes at the Oakland Police Department recommended by William Bratton have dramatically reduced crime in the city, officials said just after news came that he would be returning to his role as New York Police Commissioner. 374 more words
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OAKLAND (CBS/AP) – A shooting that injured seven people Monday night, including one critically, began at a birthday gathering, police said Tuesday.
Meanwhile, a reward has been offered for information in the case. 408 more words
OAKLAND (KCBS) — With the exception of armed robberies, crime in Oakland is down—despite what daily headlines might reflect, according to Oakland Interim Police Chief Sean Whent, who credits the department’s focus on the city’s worst offenders. 275 more words
@Anon4justice, an activist who attended Friday’s protest in Downtown Oakland against “Urban Shield” (an expo for SWAT Teams, military contractors, and police departments from all over the world) reports he was fired after Oakland PD sent his employer photos of him. 176 more words
OAKLAND (CBS SF) — A fundraiser to hire private security guards in Oakland’s Rockridge neighborhood has raised thousands of dollars as a short-term solution to rising crime in the area. 757 more words
OAKLAND (KCBS / KPIX 5) — Police in Oakland are investigating a Friday afternoon drive-by shooting where a 2-year-old boy was shot in the upper body and critically injured while he was playing near the sidewalk. 339 more words