A homeless man was in critical condition Wednesday night after being set on fire, Oakland police and the fire department confirm.
Officers with Oakland Police Department, who witnessed a shooting on Saturday, made seven arrests and recovered firearms, police say.
A woman in Oakland was dragged down the street by a car while thieves were stealing her purse Wednesday on International Boulevard and 9th Avenue.
One person is dead and one has been arrested following a shooting as children were playing Wednesday evening in East Oakland.
Oakland Police Chief LeRonne L. Armstrong is discusses public safety from the Fruitvale neighborhood.
One of the task force recommendations the coalition strongly supports is the proposed funding for a non-police response to mental health calls.
A pilot program to dispatch counselors and paramedics to mental health crises, instead of Oakland police officers is having trouble getting off the ground.
Private security guards are being deployed in Oakland Chinatown after a rash of robberies and assaults.
Traumatic injuries took the life a person found dead in a tent Sunday evening in Oakland's Mosswood Park, police said Tuesday.
A store owner, who witnessed a robbery outside of their business, opened fire on a suspect in Oakland's Chinatown Monday evening, officials say.
The news about the Bearcat's proposed retirement comes as good news to about 350 people who signed a petition requesting that the Oakland Police Commission get rid of the armored personnel carrier designed for military and law enforcement use.
Oakland's new police chief announced with the mayor the city's plans to create two new positions to build connections with non-english speaking communities.
Deputy Police Chief LeRonne Armstrong, a 22-year veteran of the department and an Oakland native, formally accepted his new post as the city's top cop on Monday at his alma mater, McClymonds High School, while saying he was grateful to step in during these challenging times and getting choked up while thanking his mother for where he is today.
John Burris, a civil rights attorney who has sued the department many times and is one of the reasons why the department is under federal oversight, said LeRonne Armstrong is a good choice.
Armstrong beat out three other candidates, including his own wife. Henry Lee reports.
Mayor Libby Schaaf selected Deputy Chief LeRonne Armstrong, a native of Oakland, as chief, two sources told KTVU.
On the shortlist for the new chief are: Deputy Chief Leronne Armstrong, his wife, interim Deputy Chief Drennon Lindsey; Pittsburgh Police Commander Jason Lando; and Seaside Police Chief Abdul Pridgen.
A man was killed Thursday evening in a shooting in Oakland's North Stonehurst neighborhood, marking the 12th homicide in the city so far in 2021.
Civil liberties groups are lauding Oakland leaders for their decision to ban predictive policing and biometric surveillance technology, which they say do not work and are racially biased.
KTVU has learned that the Oakland Police Department has seized as many as 100 city-owned phones belonging to officers who are part of its crime reduction teams.