Oakland police commission enabling ordinance moves along, despite city attorney’s opinion

OAKLAND CITY COUNCILAn opinion by the Oakland City Attorney's office that a voter-approved independent police commission did not have authority, under the City Charter, to hire or fire an inspector general for police investigations, roiled advocates of police transparency Tuesday night in the Oakland City Council chambersOakland voters overwhelmingly supported Measure LL in November 2016, … Continue reading Oakland police commission enabling ordinance moves along, despite city attorney’s opinion

ALCO DA hopeful Price says she’s running on police accountability, criminal justice reform

Oakland civil rights attorney Pamela Pricesays Alameda County D.A. Nancy O'Malley¬†did not protect¬†victim of police sex crimes.ALAMEDA COUNTYUnseating Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O'Malley might be the longest of longshots in the East Bay next year. But Oakland civil rights attorney Pamela Price believes a campaign advocating for police accountability, criminal justice reform, and her … Continue reading ALCO DA hopeful Price says she’s running on police accountability, criminal justice reform