The Pioneer

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Controversy continues for local police

Controversy continues for local police

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

July 6, 2016

One of the most dangerous cities in America still does not have a police chief. It’s been nearly three weeks since an Oakland Police Chief has resigned, stepped down or was fired. Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf appointed City Administrator Sabrina Landreth as acting overseer of the department until an inve...

Police brutality exposed at forum

Police brutality exposed at forum

Yousuf Fahimuddin,
Contributor

February 18, 2016

A forum focused on police brutality drew citizens who shared testimonies of their personal experiences at the First African Methodist Episcopal Church in Oakland on Feb 11. The Coalition for Police Accountability hosted the forum to invite the community to speak on their experiences with police brutal...

Arrest made in shooting death of East Bay muralist

Arrest made in shooting death of East Bay muralist

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor

December 3, 2015

The Oakland Police Department announced they made an arrest in connection to the Sept. 29 shooting of East Bay artist Antonio Ramos. Twenty-year-old Marquise Holloway was arrested at his mother’s residence in Stockton on Nov. 20. Then on Nov. 24, he was charged with one count of murder, two coun...

“Person of interest” sought in homicide of East Bay muralist

“Person of interest” sought in homicide of East Bay muralist

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor

October 7, 2015

The Oakland Police Department released an image from a surveillance video on Monday of a man that they are calling a “person of interest” in connection to the homicide of 27-year-old muralist Antonio Ramos last month. According to the press release from OPD, the suspect is approximately 6 feet tall, 2...

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