Honoring Our Fallen on Memorial Day

Our annual Memorial Day ride was cancelled due to the pandemic but the Chiefs and Motor Officers did not forget. During the week, as time allowed, members visited the grave sites of our fallen. Thank you to those who took part. Memorial Day 2020 - Never Forget.

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OPOA / OPD 2020 Memorial

Despite the Coronavirus the OPOA / OPD Memorial took place with social distancing in mind - Click to Watch Video

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Illegal Oakland Sideshows In Violation Of Shelter-In-Place Order

Hundreds of young people gathered on two East Oakland street corners Sunday evening, cheering on illegal sideshows and violating the shelter-in-place order, according to dozens of social media posts and videos.

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Editorial: Who’s monitoring the monitor of Oakland police?

The firing of Oakland Police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick has raised legitimate questions about the efficacy of the oversight on the department. Was the commission justified in forcing her ouster without a stated cause?

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Opinion: Oakland council must stop using police as political targets

The city, for the first time in five years, ended the year with fewer officers than it started

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Oakland Officers Sue City After Firing Over Shooting Of Homeless Man

OAKLAND (KPIX 5) — Five Oakland police officers were given termination notices after a controversial 2018 officer-involved shooting that killed a homeless man. Now the officers are filing a civil lawsuit against the city and the Police Commission to get their jobs back.

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‘My heart still feels broken’: Oakland mourns four police officers slain 10 years ago

Decade after tragic loss of officers, Oakland service honors their sacrifice

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Police stepped up to help Oakland avoid fiscal crisis

Oakland city staff have warned for years of the financial cliff ahead due to mounting debt for underfunded employee retirement benefits, but city leaders have done very little about it.

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