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Watchdog Groups Confront Oakland Police Compliance Director

Today a group of activists affiliated with Oakland’s PUEBLO and the Ella Baker Center tried to meet with Oakland Police Department NSA Compliance Director Tom Frazier. Angered by his decision to veto the hard fought goal of assigning police complaint intake workers out of OPD’s Internal Affairs Department to the Civilian Police Review Board, they […]

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Deanna Santana: Oakland City Administrator Wants To Hide In Closed Session

The Finance Committee of Oakland’s City Council is scheduled to consider the job classification of personnel who will intake complaints against police officers on Tuesday morning. But in an email to Committee members, City Administrator Deanna Santana requested that the item be ‘deferred’ to a closed session discussion on Sept. 17th. Why the need for […]