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Supporting Public Safety in Oakland: A Conversation with Police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick and Public Safety Director Venus Johnson

Make Oakland Better Now! and SPUR are proud to present Supporting Public Safety in Oakland, a special conversation with new Oakland Police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick and Public Safety Director Venus Johnson… 582 more words

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Oakland Police Officer Injured In Early Morning Traffic Collision

OAKLAND (CBS SF) — A police officer was injured in a traffic collision in Oakland Friday morning, a police spokeswoman said.

The incident was reported around 5:25 a.m. 79 more words

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Police Commission Enabling Ordinance: Our Comments

The following constitute Make Oakland Better Now!’s comments on the February 6, 2017 iteration of the Police Commission Enabling Ordinance introduced by Councilmembers Dan Kalb and Noel Gallo. 900 more words

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2 Arrested For Shooting At Off-Duty Oakland Officer On Freeway

OAKLAND (CBS SF) — Two suspects have been arrested in connection with an incident in which shots were fired at an off-duty Oakland police officer as he drove on Interstate Highway 880 in Oakland on Wednesday night, police said. 201 more words

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New Oakland Police Chief Aims To Change 'Hearts And Minds'

OAKLAND (CBS SF) — While still learning the ropes of the department and catching up on city policy, new Oakland police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick says she wants to change the hearts and minds of police officers and help care for the city’s most vulnerable residents. 664 more words

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OPD Officer Alleges City Retaliated Against Him For Suicide Probe

OAKLAND (CBS SF) — A highly decorated Oakland police officer has filed a lawsuit against top city and police officials alleging that they retaliated against him for suspecting that rookie Officer Brendan O’Brien killed his wife in 2014. 604 more words

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New Oakland Police Chief Says She Wants To 'Transform' Department

OAKLAND (CBS SF) — New Oakland police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick said Monday that reducing crime and restoring her department’s relationship with the community are two of her biggest goals. 469 more words

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