WILLIAM BRATTON TO BE NAMED OAKLAND’S POLICE CHIEF

FOLKS, THIS IS AN APRIL FOOL JOKE! William Bratton Will Be Named Oakland’s Police Chief. A good, well-placed City Hall Source and friend has told this vlogger exclusively that William…

Oakland News: Art Murmur / First Friday Security, Rockridge Mtg, City Hall Violence

In this Oakland News, the latest security report from the Oakland Art Murmur / First Friday event is slated to come before the Oakland City Council tonight at 5:30 PM.…

Thomas C. Frazier: Oakland Police Compliance Director Called Racist Police Chief In Baltimore

On Monday, Thomas C. Frazier was appointed “Compliance Director” by U.S. District Judge Thelton Henderson. In this position, Mr. Frazier will have complete authority over the Oakland Police Department, including…

Art Murmur – First Friday Oakland Shooting Focus Of Monday Meeting

The City of Oakland’s Communication’s Department sent over this recap of a Monday meeting on the Art Murmur – First Friday Shooting of two weeks ago, with Mayor Jean Quan…

City Of Oakland Committee Approves William Bratton Contract; Bad Move

The City of Oakland’s Public Safety Committee has approved the contract to hire the controversial William Bratton in a special consultant role, helping, but not replacing Howard Jordan, the current…

Oakland Police Hold Open House Friday, May 4th

Another step in the Oakland Police Departments work to rebuild its relationship with the Oakland Community – and this is a good one. Read from Oakland Local: Meet Oakland Police…

Oakland Police Chief Howard Jordan On Police Redeployment

[caption id="attachment_16537" align="alignright" width="150" caption="Oakland Police Chief Howard Jordan"][/caption]Oakland Police Chief Howard Jordan, concerned that the public has the wrong idea about the redeployment of what the City of Oakland cal...

Oakland Police Chief Jordan Talks Problem Solving-Officer Redeployment

Oakland Police Chief Howard Jordan, concerned that the public has the wrong idea about the redeployment of what the City of Oakland calls “Problem Solving Officers”, wrote “a letter to…

Occupy Oakland Strike Draws 100,000; Violence Caused By 100

Oakland’s Interim Police Chief Howard Jordan (a capable and politically smart leader in a tough position) got the Occupy Oakland General Strike crowd count massively wrong: it’s not 7,000, but…