February 27th, 2013
Budget cuts across the country have stripped local police departments of personnel at an alarming rate. So much so that Americans from coast-to-coast are now being forced to fend for themselves.
Our latest example comes from East Oakland’s Arcadia Park, where law and order have broken down to such an extent that residents have been been left with no other choice but to band together to police their own [...]
Liz Hafalia / The Chronicle
The new wearable video camera that Oakland police will be wearing in Oakland, Calif., on Wednesday, September 15, 2010.
In a Bay Area first, a fatal shooting by police in East Oakland was captured on video – not by a bystander with a camcorder or a smart phone but by the officer himself, who wore a city-issued camera on his chest.
Oakland police officials will not [...]
A family trying to do some good work was shot overnight in Oakland.
Oakland police responded to a shooting in the 1000 block of 47th at 12:33 a.m. and found at least two shooting victims inside a van.
Police said a man and a woman were with their two young children and were handing out food to the homeless when they were shot. Police said [...]