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What on Earth is Going on with the Oakland Police Department?

I live in the quiet, safe Lakeshore neighborhood of Oakland. Of course,it’s not completely safe-we suffer car break-ins and home burglaries and some street robberies-this is a high crime city. 1,328 more words

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Man Killed By Oakland Police In Alleged Chain Attack Once Arrested For Decapitating Goose

OAKLAND (CBS SF) – A man who was shot and killed by police in a confrontation near Lake Merritt last week had previously been arrested on suspicion of stalking a woman and decapitating a goose, according to court documents. 348 more words

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Oakland Police Officer Fatally Shoots Man Who Allegedly Attacked Her With Metal Chain

OAKLAND (CBS SF) — Oakland Police Chief Sean Whent said a female officer fatally shot an assault suspect Thursday morning because the man immediately struck her multiple times with a metal chain when she tried to talk to him. 621 more words

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Vigil Held For Man Accused Of Robbery, Carjacking Attempt Killed By Oakland Police

OAKLAND (KPIX 5) – Family, friends and activists held a vigil Friday night for a man who was fatally shot by Oakland Police officers on Wednesday. 389 more words

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Protests After Oakland Police Officer Fatally Shoots Suspect In Armed Robbery, Attempted Carjacking

OAKLAND (CBS SF) — Protesters burned Confederate flags and shut down a freeway in Downtown Oakland Wednesday night, hours after police fatally shot a man suspected in an armed robbery and alleged carjacking attempt. 529 more words

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FBI Steps In To Help Overworked Oakland Homicide Investigators

OAKLAND (KPIX 5) – Just 10 Oakland police detectives work the streets every day. Now, the FBI is stepping in to help.

The partnership between police and the feds has one mother hoping to finally get answers in her son’s murder. 275 more words

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