Police need better training to reduce deadly force incidents

The use of force by police officers is one of the most serious issues facing America today. It’s also one of the most divisive issues, impacting families, officers and communities throughout both our country and our state.

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Fremont Officers kill suspect who police say ‘ambushed’ an officer with gunfire

FREMONT — Fremont police are investigating a fatal officer involved shooting that occurred late Thursday after police said a person “ambushed” an officer with gunfire. The person who police said fired at an officer’s car is deceased, after being shot by three Fremont police officers, according to Capt. Fred Bobbitt, who addressed the media early Friday.

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Oakland City Council backs push to crack down on sideshows

Dangerous sideshows spinning violently out of control in the East Bay. Under pressure to act the Oakland police are vowing to crackdown this weekend.

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Truck looted, then catches fire after East Oakland sideshow

Just another evening in Oakland. Sideshows are dangerous and unlawful events that terrorize our neighborhoods. It is incumbent on City leaders to address sideshow by supporting Oakland residents and Police Officers against this behavior.

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Riverside County man arrested for murder and DUI after crash kills CHP motorcycle officer in Lake Elsinore

A Riverside County man was arrested on suspicion of murder and driving drunk in the death of a motorcycle officer with the California Highway Patrol, officials said Sunday.

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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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Comprehensive use-of-force legislation for California

Click to Watch - The Police Officers Research Association of California said they are joining the California Police Chiefs Association in announcing the introduction of a bill that presents a comprehensive package of changes to California’s use-of-force statutes, law enforcement agency policies, and training.

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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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Bombing suspect allegedly targeted cops during Nia Wilson march at Oakland BART station

OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) -- ABC7 News has learned that Oakland police have arrested a bombing suspect who is charged with targeting officers during a huge march in July to protest the fatal stabbing of Nia Wilson at a BART station.

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