Oakland Hires Former LAPD Chief Who Says Cities Without 'Stop-and-Frisk' Are Doomed

Bratton also served as the New York City Police Commissioner and Boston Police Commissioner.

From Anaheim to Oakland, Police Brutality Still Plagues California

Recent news across the state offers stark reminders of how bad the relationship remains between militarized police forces and the black and brown neighborhoods they patrol.

Judge Takes Oakland Police One Step Closer to Federal Control

A Colorlines.com investigation last fall found at least 20 OPD officers involved in repeat shootings. A federal judge has grown impatient with the department’s willingness to meaningfully probe that kind of violence.