Oakland, E. Palo Alto, Vallejo win federal grants to hire new police officers

Oakland, East Palo Alto and Vallejo were among 39 California communities to receive nearly $20 million in federal grants to hire new police officers…

Oakland: police chief says new district system will help reduce crime

Oakland Interim Police Chief Sean Whent said today that his department’s new neighborhood policing plan is aimed at being more efficient…

Bratton’s suggestions on combating crime in Oakland

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High-ranking Oakland police officers are not being held accountable for the crimes they oversee, according to a report by former Los Angeles police chief Bill Bratton…

Oakland will extend its partnership with CHP

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan announced Monday that the California Highway Patrol has agreed to extend and expand its patrols in her city…

At least 16 arrested in police raids in Oakland

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State and local authorities say at least 16 suspects affiliated with a notorious street gang have been arrested…

Oak. police: Difficulty handling high call demand

Despite having fully staffed citywide Friday night, the Oakland Police Department was still unable to meet a high demand for service, police said…