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Police Commission Measure: Exactly What Did the Council Just Do?

Last month, the City Council passed a resolution putting a police commission measure on this November’s ballot. (Read recent coverage in the San Francisco Chronicle… 1,125 more words

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Ruthless @OaklandPoliceCA executes man for holding a pellet gun - family sues

The family of an Oakland executed by police while holding a pellet gun was set to file a wrongful death lawsuit Monday against the city of Oakland and the officers involved, attorneys said. 291 more words

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Oakland PD Sergeant Avoids Domestic Violence Charges Despite Video Evidence

OAKLAND (CBS SF) — A decorated Oakland police sergeant faced no criminal charges for his domestic violence arrest last year and remains in his position despite evidence of a history of abuse turned over by his ex-girlfriend, including allegedly threatening her with a gun to her head, according to newly released police documents and the woman who reported the abuse. 1,962 more words


Oakland Protesters Hold Rally After Chaining Themselves To Police Headquarters

OAKLAND (CBS SF) – Protesters in Oakland rallied at Frank Ogawa Plaza after some protesters chained themselves to the doors of the Oakland police headquarters earlier on Thursday. 488 more words


Oakland May Form Citizen Police Commission

OAKLAND (KPIX 5) – The Oakland City Council will consider a proposal creating a citizen police commission that would have the power to fire the police chief. 171 more words


Oakland's Police Commission: Where We Stand

Oakland City Council will be considering a ballot measure establishing a police commission, civilian inspector general, and Community Police Review Agency at its meeting on… 1,027 more words

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Oakland Activists Launch Recall Campaign Against Mayor Libby Schaaf

OAKLAND (CBS SF) – Citing a litany of grievances, from displacement of residents to violent crime and an ongoing sexual exploitation scandal in the Oakland Police Department, a group of activists announced their intention Monday to circulate a petition to recall Mayor Libby Schaaf. 431 more words