Civilian investigative group exonerates four Oakland police officers in fatal shooting

The investigative arm of Oakland’s Police Commission has exonerated four officers accused of using improper lethal force in the 2018 shooting of an armed homeless man who was killed just after waking up.

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Oakland police officers killed in line of duty remembered in ceremony

The 53 Oakland police officers killed in the line of duty since 1867 were remembered Thursday in a somber ceremony attended by some 200 relatives, friends and current and retired officers.

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Woman charged with attempted murder in knife attack on Oakland police officer

A 41-year-old woman accused of stabbing an off-duty Oakland police officer multiple times last week in a parking lot was charged Tuesday with attempted murder of a police officer, according to authorities and court documents.

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Sheriff to close downtown Oakland jail in cost-cutting measure

Alameda County Sheriff Greg Ahern is officially closing the Glenn E. Dyer Jail in downtown Oakland, Ahern told The Chronicle on Friday.

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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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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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‘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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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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