Oakland Police Department


Oakland Avoids Federal Takeover Of Police Department

Oakland city officials have agreed to relinquish broad power over the embattled police department to a court-appointed director to avert a possible federal takeover of the force.


File photo of a Stockton police investigation. (credit: CBS13)

CHP Officers To Assist Police In Stockton, Oakland

The California Highway Patrol announced Thursday that it will deploy officers as early as next week to assist the police departments in Stockton and Oakland, two of the most violent cities in America.


Police are searching for Angelica Lopez, 17, and her 2-month-old baby Enalina Hernandez. The suspect is Marcos Hernandez, 19. (source: Oakland Police Department)

UPDATE: Oakland Teen Mother, Baby Found Safe

A teen mother and her 2-month-old daughter were located and found to be safe on Thursday after reportedly being abducted at gunpoint in Oakland on Wednesday night by the baby’s father.


Crime, Police Tape, Generic

Oakland Man Shot Dead While Pushing Child In Stroller

Police are investigating why someone shot and killed a man as he pushed his son in a toy stroller outside an east Oakland housing project.


(credit: Eliot Schechter/AFP/Getty Images)

Eight Hospitalized, Including 1-Year-Old, In Oakland Shooting

Oakland police say a 1-year-old child and seven other victims are in the hospital after being shot in the city’s West Oakland neighborhood.


Oakland Police use tear gas to disperse a crowd during a protest against the raid of the “Occupy Oakland” encampment on October 25, 2011. (CBS)

Oakland Tense After Police And Protesters Clash

A crowd of protesters in Oakland that had gathered in front of City Hall amid a heavy police presence has scattered as authorities have fired tear gas in response to rock throwing from some of the demonstrators.