Police Public Safety

Fired Police Chief Kirkpatrick Was “Backsliding” on OPD Reforms, Say Police Accountability Leaders

Posted in Equal Rights/Equity, Libby Schaaf, Police-Public Safety By Ken Epstein The seemingly sudden firing of Oakland Police Dept. Chief Anne…

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City Awards Police 12.5 Percent Raise, Bypassing Public Input

Posted in Police-Public Safety By Ken Epstein The Oakland City Council, bypassing opportunities for public input, rushed this week…

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Chesa Boudin Runs for SF District Attorney

Posted in Against White Supremacy, Equal Rights/Equity, Police-Public Safety, Racial profiling, Reentry/Formerly Incarcerated, Responsive Government, Restorative Justice, Sanctuary City East Bay Civil Rights attorney Pamela Price…

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Council Adopts Kaplan’s $3.2 Billion Budget

Posted in Affordable Housing, Arts and Culture, Business, Economic Development, Gentrification, Health, Homelessness, Housing/Foreclosures, Illegal dumping, Immigrant Rights, Labor, LGBT, Libby Schaaf, Oakland Job Programs, Police-Public Safety, Politics, Racial profiling, Rebecca Kaplan, Reentry/Formerly Incarcerated, Responsive Government, Restorative Justice Bas…

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Schaaf Administration Accused of ‘Hamstringing’ Police Commission

Posted in Police-Public Safety Members of the Oakland Police Commission seek the City Council’s help to overcome obstacles that…

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Oakland May Name Road in Honor of Oscar Grant

Posted in Against White Supremacy, Community, Desley Brooks, History and remembering, Police-Public Safety, Racial profiling, Rebecca Kaplan Community leaders join together to endorse naming road…

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Displaced Residents Seek Compensation After City Evicts Them, Tows Their RVs

Posted in Gentrification, Homelessness, Housing/Foreclosures, Police-Public Safety Dayton Andrews, Kelly Thompson and Gary Rosenquist speak about the mass towing at a press…

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Council Rushes to Approve Five-Year Police Agreement

Posted in Libby Schaaf, Police-Public Safety, Racial profiling, Rebecca Kaplan, Responsive Government, Uncategorized APTP activist James Burch tells City Council to stop putting the…

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Oakland Race & Equity Dept. Report Calls for End to Systemic Racial Disparities

Affordable housing protest at Oakland City Hall By Ken Epstein City Councilmembers  this week took the “first step”…

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Opinion: Schaaf’s Leadership of OPD Compels Support of Cat Brooks for Mayor

Posted in Elections & Voting Rights, Elections 2018, Libby Schaaf, Police-Public Safety, Politics, voting rights By Dan Siegel Mayor Libby Schaaf owns the multiple…

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