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Oakland hires new police chief

Oakland hires new police chief
January 11, 2017

The Oakland Police Department has a new leader, finally. A seven-month-long search came to an end on Jan. 5, when Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf announced at a press conference that former Spokane, Washington...

Former Oakland Police Department captain charged in sex scandal

Former Oakland Police Department captain charged in sex scandal
November 16, 2016

On Nov. 13, the Contra Costa County prosecutor's office charged 81-year-old Al Perrodin, a retired Oakland Police Department captain, with a misdemeanor for his alleged role in the Bay Area’s sexual...

Richmond Police Department receives disciplinary recommendations

Richmond Police Department receives disciplinary recommendations
October 5, 2016

On Tuesday, the lawyer for Jasmine Abuslin, a 19-year-old former prostitute, known by the alias Celeste Guap, filed a $30 million lawsuit against the Richmond Police Department and a $6 million...

Controversy continues for local police

Controversy continues for local police
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...

Oakland Police Department in shambles

Oakland Police Department in shambles
June 22, 2016

To say the Oakland Police Department has had a tough month would be an understatement. Several of the department’s officers have been accused of sexual misconduct — as well as others who have allegedly...

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