Articles Tagged With ‘Oakland Police Department’

California police officer killed at scene of pot shop burglary

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A suspect or suspects who allegedly burglarized a marijuana dispensary in Oakland early Friday morning opened fire, striking and killing a plain-clothed police officer who was driving an unmarked vehicle.  Just before 1 a.m., dispatchers sent Oakland... (Continue reading)

Prosecutors to charge seven officers in Bay Area sex scandal

Prosecutors will file charges against seven current and former Bay Area law enforcement officers involved in a teen sex scandal, Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O’Malley said at a press conference Friday. The charges will consist of a range of... (Continue reading)

Third Oakland police chief out amid sex and race scandals

Amid sex and race scandals, Oakland’s third chief of police was fired or resigned in just eight days as an investigation into officer misdeeds leads to more revelations. Last year, Oakland police officer Brendan O’Brien committed suicide and left a... (Continue reading)