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Understanding OPD's New $1 Million Gun Tracing Plan

Last week, the Public Safety Committee met to discuss the Oakland Police Department’s $1 million spending plan to reduce gun violence and trafficking over the next two years. 511 more words


Mayor’s State of the City Address: What the Mayor Said About Safety, And What We Think

As many Oaklanders have heard, Mayor Libby Schaaf gave her first State of the City Address last week at City Hall. You can watch the full… 1,374 more words


Oakland Police Department Reports of Vandalism and Attempted Burglary

The Oakland Police Department has received reports of vandalism and attempted burglary to residential housing and business entities. We strongly urge that should someone see any suspicious activity please contact law enforcement immediately. 57 more words


2nd to 5th Streets Closed on Oakland Avenue for trick or treating Oct. 29th

On October 29th, 2015 in efforts to assist
the Oakland NE Chamber of Commerce
with the business trick or treat event held on Oakland Avenue, from 2nd to 5th Street Oakland Avenue will be closed from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm. 136 more words


New Oakland Ordinance Reaffirms Right For Citizens To Record Police

OAKLAND (CBS SF) – The Oakland City Council reaffirmed the right of members of the public to photograph and videotape police Wednesday evening.

The council passed an ordinance brought by the civic organization 100 Black Men of the Bay Area. 121 more words


Oakland Mayor looking to hire more police officers

OAKLAND (BCN) Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf said today that she wants to hire more Oakland residents as police officers.

Speaking at a news conference announcing the launch of a new law enforcement pre-academy at Merritt College, Schaaf said, “We want to get more home-grown officers who can be compassionate and effective guardians of this community.” 460 more words