Inside Oakland City Hall: The Police Advisory Commission

Inside City Hall: Police Advisory Commission From YouTube Channel: February 11, 2021 at 01:58PM ONN – Inside Oakland City Hall: The Police Advisory Commission The City of Oakland YouTube Channel: … Read More

The Defund Oakland Police Coalition Report On Reimagining Public Safety In Oakland

Oakland – Today the Defund Oakland Police Coalition released a comprehensive report in response to the draft recommendations issued by Oakland’s Reimagining Public Safety Task Force (RPSTF). At a press … Read More

Regina Jackson EOYDC/Chair Of Oakland Police Commission With Robert L. Harris

Regina Jackson EOYDC/Chair of Oakland Police Commission From YouTube Channel: February 16, 2021 at 03:36PM ONN – Regina Jackson EOYDC/Chair Of Oakland Police Commission With Robert L. Harris Note from … Read More

Oakland Police Chief LeRonne Armstrong – It’s About Time

Oakland Police Chief LeRonne Armstrong From YouTube Channel: February 5, 2021 at 02:55PM ONN – Oakland Police Chief LeRonne Armstrong This is what I wrote here at Oakland News Now … Read More

LeRonne Armstrong: Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf Picks New Police Chief

Oakland mayor picks new police chief LeRonne Armstrong From YouTube Channel: February 5, 2021 at 04:27PM ONN – Mayor Libby Schaaf confirmed that LeRonne Armstrong is the new Oakland police … Read More

Rebecca Kaplan Calling On Oakland Police to Stop Criminalizing Oakland Youth

Community and Council President Kaplan Call for OPD to Stop the Criminalization of Oakland Youth Oakland — This week, the Oakland Police Media Unit sent out a press release using … Read More

John Burris Interview On Next Oakland Police Chief, Police Department, Police Commission

John Burris Interview On Next Oakland Police Chief, Police Department, Police Commission From YouTube Channel: November 10, 2020 at 11:43PM ONN – John Burris Interview On Next Oakland Police Chief, … Read More

Rebecca Kaplan Wins Re-Election To The Oakland City Council In 2020 Race

Oakland – Rebecca Kaplan has retained her At-Large seat on the Oakland City Council. With unofficial results showing her with a lead, her opponent called her this morning to concede … Read More

Full Oakland, Berkeley, California, East Bay Election Results For 2020 Election

Here Are The Full Oakland California, Berkeley, California Election Results For The 2020 Election, Including Measures, And Results For Piedmont And San Leandro Who will win the 2020 Election for … Read More

Oakland Police Commission Adopts a New Use of Force Policy

Oakland – Over the last week the Oakland Police Commission made two bold policy actions to keep Oaklanders safe. The Oakland Police Commission unanimously approved a new use of force … Read More

Moms 4 Housing Now A Community & Land Trust-Owned Home – Oakland Councilmember Bas

Oakland District Two Councilmember Nikki Bas’ Digitized Newsletter Last week, I was so moved to see #MomsHouse on Magnolia Street finally become community-owned as permanently affordable, transitional housing for unsheltered … Read More

Oakland Mayor Schaaf Picks Lynette Gibson McElhaney, Treva Reid, More, In 2020 Voters Guide

LIBBY’S ELECTION GUIDE Dear Oaklanders, Earlier this week, I ended my 2020 State of the City address by recognizing that this November’s election is so consequential it could chart a … Read More

Rebecca Kaplan, Oakland City Council President: Gun Violence Should Be Law Enforcement Priority One

Oakland – Today, the Oakland City Council, CPAB, SSOC, and the Police Commission will discuss the concept, introduced by Council President Rebecca Kaplan, to make guns the top law enforcement … Read More

Does Susan Manheimer, Oakland Police Interim Chief, Know Boogaloo Boys Hawaiian Shirts Are Illegal By Code?

What’s going on with the Oakland Police Department and Oakland Police Interim Chief Susan Manheimer, that an officer would be allowed to wear, on duty, a shirt that many point … Read More

Susan Manheimer Interim Chief Covers For Oakland Police Officer Wearing Boogaloo Boys Hawaiian Shirt

Susan Manheimer Interim Chief Covers For Oakland Police Officer Wearing Boogaloo Boys Hawaiian Shirt Two days ago, I wrote the following account: Do Oakland Police Have Racist Boogaloo Boys As … Read More

Monitor Warshaw’s Report On Oakland Police Chief Kirkpatrick False Statement; Need For Oversight

Oakland – This week, Robert Warshaw, The Federal Monitor over the Oakland Police Department released a new report, detailing deception and cover-up at the top of OPD. As many in … Read More

Anne Kirkpatrick, Former Oakland Police Chief, Files Lawsuit Against City Of Oakland

Press Release: “Oakland Police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick was Fired in Retaliation for Exposing Oakland Police Commission Corruption, Abuse of Power, According to Whistleblower Lawsuit Filed Today. Kirkpatrick Seeks Damages from … Read More

Robert Warshaw Report Points Mayor Of Oakland, Police Department Faults In Shooting Of Joshua Pawlik

The Joshua Pawlik Shooting is the focus of the just released report by Robert Warshaw, the Thelton E. Henderson court-appointed monitor of the Oakland Police Department in the wake of … Read More

Michael J. Gennaco Skelly Officer Report On OPD Officers Actions In Shooting Of Joshua Pawlik

SKELLY RECOMMENDATION Oakland Police Department April 2020 SUBJECTS: Lieutenant Alan Yu Sergeant Francisco Negrete Officer William Berger Officer Craig Tanaka Officer Brandon Hraiz Officer Josef Phillips Michael Gennaco Skelly Officer … Read More

Former Oakland Police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick Goes Off After Warshaw Report On Pawlik Shooting

Former Oakland Police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick issued this statement in the matter of Court-Appointed Monitor Robert Warshaw’s report on the Pawlik Shooting. Mr. Warshaw’s report on the Pawlik shooting is … Read More

The Oakland Police Commission Needs Our Help In The November 2020 Election – Len Raphael

The Oakland Police Commission needs our help. 1. When the November mail-in ballots come out, look for the as-yet-unnamed charter amendment strengthening the power and increasing the funding for the … Read More

Councilmember Taylor Brings Experience Leading Disruptive Innovation To Oakland’s Public Safety Transformation

(NOTE:  There is still time to apply for a role on Oakland’s Reimagining Public Safety Taskforce.  Apply Now – Click Here)  Prior to serving as District 6 representative, Councilmember Loren … Read More

Cat Brooks Blasts Oakland Coalition For Police Accountability In Ginale Harris Ouster From Police Commission

Caught Cat Brooks for a 37 minute interview from her mountain perch and via the Zennie62Media network. The actress that become activist, and almost the Mayor of Oakland (I still … Read More

Cat Brooks Talks Her “The Black House” Short Play, Oakland Politics And The Police Commission

Cat Brooks Talks “Her The Black House” Short Play, Oakland Politics, And Kamala Harris From YouTube Channel: August 12, 2020 at 08:01AM ONN – Cat Brooks Talks Her “The Black … Read More

Honoring The Life And Work Of Chauncey Bailey Of The Oakland Post

Oakland – Last Sunday, August 2, 2020, marked 13 years since Oakland Tribune and Oakland Post Reporter Chauncey Bailey was murdered for his community-minded reporting. Chauncey Bailey had a lifetime … Read More

Oakland City Council Passes Police Commission Ballot Measure For November 2020 Ballot

Oakland, CA (July 23, 2020)- Today, The Police Commission Ballot measure resolution that Oakland Councilmember Dan Kalb and I, Oakland At-Large Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan, introduced, which was co-sponsored by Oakland … Read More

Oakland Police Commission Enacts Landmark Policy On Asphyxia & Neck Holds

Oakland – Oakland’s Police Commission late Thursday night unanimously enacted the strongest language in the nation banning the use of neck holds and protecting individuals from asphyxia (when someone is … Read More

City Of Oakland’s Mid-Cycle Budget Cuts $14.3 Million From Police Department

Oakland’s Mid-cycle Budget Cuts $14.3 Million from Police Budget, Invests Additional $50 million to Address Racial Disparities Community investments include violence prevention, housing and homelessness, COVID economic relief, arts and … Read More

Oakland Equity Caucus Budget Approved,$26.9M In COVID-19 Funding

Oakland Equity Caucus Budget Approved,$26.9M in COVID-19 Funding for Most Impacted Communities, Redirects Police Funding OAKLAND, Calif. – On Tuesday, June 23, Oakland City Council approved the “Community First Budget” … Read More

Repeal Oakland City Charter’s Police And Fire Binding Arbitration Protection – Len Raphael

Repeal Oakland City Charter’s Binding Arbitration Protection for Police Officers and Fire Fighters The time has come for Oakland to remove some or all binding arbitration protection for uniformed police … Read More

Oakland Police Department 2020 Police Racial Discipline Study: Black Officers Treated Poorly

Basic conclusion of the Oakland Police Department 2020 Police Racial Discipline Study is that “black officers were more likely to have an investigative case sustained against them than officers of … Read More

John Jones, Regina Jackson, Barry Donelan, Dan Kalb, Others, On Changing Oakland Police Department

With Eyes on Policing, Oakland Hopes to Change ONN – John Jones, Regina Jackson, Barry Donelan, Dan Kalb, Others, On Changing Oakland Police Department The video from VOA News says … Read More

Rashidah Grinage On The Oakland Police Commission Ballot Measure, Calls To Defund Oakland Police

Rashidah Grinage On The Oakland Police Commission Ballot Measure, Calls To Defund Oakland Police ONN – Rashidah Grinage On The Oakland Police Commission Ballot Measure, Calls To Defund Oakland Police … Read More

City Of Oakland Encourages Residents To Apply For Measure LL Oakland Police Commission – Updated

City of Oakland Encourages Oakland Residents To Apply for Measure LL Police Commission – Updated UPDATE: Application Deadline Extended to June 30, 2020 Oakland – Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf and … Read More

Considering The Idea Of Defunding The Oakland Police Department – Phil Tagami Files

Oakland – At a rally Sunday afternoon Nine members of the Minneapolis City Council announced their support for defunding the Minneapolis Police Department and replacing it with a community-based public … Read More

Rashidah Grinage On The Oakland City Auditor’s Report On Oakland Police Commission

Rashidah Grinage On The Oakland City Auditor’s Report On Oakland Police Commission ONN – Rashidah Grinage On The Oakland City Auditor’s Report On Oakland Police Commission Note from Zennie62Media and … Read More

Oakland City Auditor Police Commission Audit, Ill-Timed During George Floyd Protest, Off-Base

Oakland City Auditor Police Commission Audit, Ill-Timed During George Floyd Protest, Off-Base ONN – Oakland City Auditor Police Commission Audit, Ill-Timed During George Floyd Protest, Off-Base Note from Zennie62Media and … Read More

City of Oakland Encourages Oakland Residents To Apply For Measure LL Police Commission

Oakland – Mayor Libby Schaaf and the Selection Panel for the Police Commission today announced the opening of the application process to serve on the Oakland Police Commission. The Police … Read More

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf’s “Action Alert” On Proposed Police Commission Reform

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf’s “Action Alert” On Proposed Police Commission Reform ACTION ALERT Dear Oaklanders, Last week’s City Council meeting was suddenly cancelled and now the Council will vote TOMORROW … Read More

Oakland Coalition For Police Accountability Flames Mayor Schaaf’s Police Commission Reform Attack

The Oakland Police Commission (Measure LL) was created by a vote of 83 percent of Oakland’s residents in 2016 as a way of taking oversight of the Oakland Police Department … Read More

Oakland City Council Meetings Featuring Police Commission, Sick Leave, Ed Reiskin, Cancelled

Oakland City Council Meetings Featuring Police Commission, Sick Leave, Ed Reiskin, Cancelled ONN – Oakland City Council Meetings Featuring Police Commission, Sick Leave, Ed Reiskin, Cancelled Today’s dual Oakland City … Read More

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf’s Email On Limiting Police Commission Powers Was Wrong

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf’s Email On Limiting Police Commission Powers Was Wrong ONN – Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf’s Email On Limiting Police Commission Powers Was Wrong The Mayor of Oakland … Read More

City Of Oakland To Pay $1.4M To Mom of Homeless Man Killed By Police In Video

Oakland to Pay $1.4M to Mom of Homeless Man Killed by Police ONN – City Of Oakland To Pay $1.4M To Mom of Homeless Man Killed By Police In Video … Read More

Maraskeshia Smith, Oakland Assistant City Administrator, Left The City Of Oakland This Week

Maraskeshia Smith, Oakland Assistant City Administrator, Left The City Of Oakland This Week ONN – Maraskeshia Smith, Oakland Assistant City Administrator, Left The City Of Oakland This Week Breaking News: … Read More

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf Hires Susan Manheimer For Police Chief: John Arthur Jones III Weighs In

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf Hires Susan Manhemier For Police Chief – John Jones Weighs In John Arthur Jones III is Director of Community and Political Engagement from June 1, 2018 … Read More

Oakland Ex-Police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick: Mayor Schaaf Had Power To Fire Her Without Police Commission

There’s just one major problem for Anne Kirkpatrick, the ex-Oakland Police Chief fired last week who’s threatening legal action: her own contract reads that she serves at the pleasure of … Read More

Ex-Police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick Brainlessly Blasts Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf, Police Commission

Ex-Police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick Brainlessly Blasts Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf, Police Commission ONN – Ex-Police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick Brainlessly Blasts Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf, Police Commission Ex-Police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick … Read More

Oakland Police Chief Kirkpatrick Fired By Mayor Schaaf Night Before Police Commission Meeting

Oakland Police Chief Kirkpatrick Fired By Mayor Schaaf Night Before Police Commission Meeting ONN – Oakland Police Chief Kirkpatrick Fired By Mayor Schaaf Night Before Police Commission Meeting Oakland – … Read More

LeRonne Armstrong Does Want To Be Oakland Police Chief, Wilson Riles

LeRonne Armstrong Does Want To Be Oakland Police Chief, Wilson Riles ONN – LeRonne Armstrong Does Want To Be Oakland Police Chief, Wilson Riles After this Vlogger blogged that Deputy … Read More

LeRonne Armstrong For Oakland Police Chief: Long-Time Deputy Chief Should Be Top Cop

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf and the Oakland Police Commission jointly fired Oakland Police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick. The move ends a period of leadership marked by seemingly constant controversy and turmoil. … Read More

Oakland Police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick Fired By Mayor Libby Schaaf, Police Commission, Livestream

Oakland Police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick Fired By Mayor Libby Schaaf, Police Commission, Livestream ONN – Oakland Police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick Fired By Mayor Libby Schaaf, Police Commission, Livestream Zennie62Media’s Oakland … Read More

After Oakland Police Chief’s Actions Against Police Commissioner, Kaplan Wants To Affirm Commission Power

Oakland – On January 28th, the Oakland City Council’s Public Safety Committee will take up a resolution that should be a slam-dunk. The “revolves” in it sum up what the … Read More

Oakland Measure AA: Rebecca Kaplan’s Solution, Police Commission Protection

Oakland Measure AA and the Oakland Police Commission are the primary focus of Council President Kaplan’s actions this week. OAKLAND, CA – Tomorrow, Tuesday April 30th the Special Council Meeting … Read More

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