Oakland Police Department

Oakland Police Chief Sean Whent is featured in Peter Nicks’ documentary “The Force.” (Couresty Kino Lorber)

‘Force’ an impressive inside look at Oakland police

“The Force” chronicles the efforts of the Oakland Police Department to reform…

 

Federal judge overseeing Oakland police reforms to retire in August

The federal judge overseeing reform efforts for the Oakland Police Department plans…

 

Oakland Mayor Schaaf says new police chief is ‘reform-minded leader’

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf said today that she chose to hire 34-year…

 

The City is currently searching for a permanent replacement for Interim Police Chief Toney Chaplin. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner file photo)

Head hunting firm proposes $49K search for new SF police chief

Toney Chaplin may be the man leading the San Francisco Police Department…

The City is currently searching for a permanent replacement for Interim Police Chief Toney Chaplin. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner file photo)
Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf faces reporters during a news conference at City Hall on Wednesday in Oakland. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

District attorney investigator put on leave amid sex scandal

OAKLAND — A sex scandal involving a teenage prostitute that has enveloped…

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf faces reporters during a news conference at City Hall on Wednesday in Oakland. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

Oakland interim police chief removed after less than a week in position

Oakland's interim police chief Ben Fairow has been removed after less than…

Oakland police chief’s resignation announced late Thursday night

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf announced the resignation of police Chief Sean Whent…

Oakland cop arrested for allegedly brandishing gun in SF restaurant

A rookie Oakland police officer was arrested last weekend for allegedly brandishing…

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Oakland man arrested in vicious Pink Saturday robbery

An arrest has been made in connection with an incident in which…

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Oakland chief stepping down, cites medical cause

The chief of Oakland's embattled police department said Wednesday that he is…

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Fences come down as 500 Occupy Oakland protesters gather

The fences are coming down at Oakland's Frank Ogawa Plaza on Wednesday…

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