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“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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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 (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
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 (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