Bay Area officers save man and dog from burning car

It was a case of quick thinking when every second counts. Officers from Piedmont and Oakland Police Departments took action under pressure when they rescued a man and a dog from a burning car in Piedmont Tuesday night.

Oakland city council approves restricting purchases of militarized equipment

The ordinance regulates the Oakland Police Department’s acquisition and ongoing use of specified military and militaristic equipment by requiring the department to submit policies, impact reports, and annual reports regarding the equipment to the citizen-led Oakland Police Commission for review.