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Official: Oakland Mayor Bungled Police Sex Misconduct Probe

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — From the mayor on down, a court-appointed investigator said Wednesday that Oakland city officials mishandled, downplayed and ignored sexual misconduct allegations about the city’s police department that turned into a far-reaching scandal. 888 more words


Ex-Convicts Encouraged To Help Oversee Oakland Police Department

OAKLAND (KPIX 5) — The city of Oakland is looking to hire ex-convicts to oversee the Oakland Police Department.

It’s all part of a measure approved by voters in November. 301 more words


Make Oakland Better Now’s Budget Positions: Oakland Police Department


As we analyze Mayor Libby Schaaf’s proposed 2017-2019 budget, we see there are many important issues, some long-term and some short-term. This week, we’ll briefly look at long-term budget issues involving the Oakland Police Department, unfunded liabilities, Oakland’s financial policies / Rainy Day Fund, and homelessness. 1,067 more words

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Study: Body Camera Footage Reveals Officers Speak More Respectfully To Whites Than Blacks

STANFORD (CBS SF) — The odds of hearing a police officer say “thank you,” or utter an apology during a routine traffic stop in Oakland are much higher for a white driver than a black driver. 793 more words


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


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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