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Tag: Derrick Jones

March 8, 2011 | 11:53 am

No Charges Against Cops in Derrick Jones Shooting, Alameda DA Report Says

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Last month the Oakland Tribune and KCBS reported that Alameda District Attorney Nancy O’Malley would not press charges against the two police officers involved in the fatal shooting of Derrick Jones last November. Today, the DA’s office released its official report confirming that news. Here’s a PDF of the full report. The document lays out […]

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February 9, 2011 | 11:08 am

Reports: No Charges to Be Filed Against Police Who Shot and Killed Derrick Jones

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Both KCBS and the Oakland Tribune are reporting that Alameda D.A. Nancy O’Malley will not press charges against the two police officers who shot and killed Derrick Jones last November. The KCBS report says Jones’ mother, Nellie Jones, said O’Malley told her Tuesday that not enough evidence existed to charge officers Eriberto Perez-Angeles and Omar […]

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Morning Splash: Paper Says Police in Jones Shooting Won’t Be Charged; 2 Concord Schools to Close

February 9, 2011 | 7:52 am

Morning Splash: Paper Says Police in Jones Shooting Won’t Be Charged; 2 Concord Schools to Close

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Sources: Oakland police officers involved in November shooting of unarmed father won’t be charged (Oakland Tribune) The two officers who last November shot and killed Derrick Jones, a father and barbershop owner, will not be charged by the Alameda County District Attorney’s office, sources said Tuesday. Late Tuesday, a spokeswoman from the district attorney’s office […]

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December 16, 2010 | 3:50 pm

Dellums, Quan, Batts at NAACP Forum on Alleged Police Brutality in Oakland

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In the midst of a series of high-profile shootings of unarmed black men by law enforcement officers in Oakland, the NAACP California held a forum today to address alleged police brutality. Attendees included Ron Dellums, Jean Quan, Police Chief Anthony Batts, and NAACP President Benjamin Jealous. Here’s a report from KQED’s Cy Musiker: One of […]

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December 14, 2010 | 8:29 pm

Oakland Chief Asks FBI to Investigate Officer-Involved Shooting

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KQED correspondent Andrew Stelzer reports from Oakland that Police Chief Anthony Batts told a meeting of the City Council’s Public Safety Committee tonight that he has asked federal officials to open a civil rights investigation into last month’s fatal police shooting of East Oakland resident Derrick Jones. Batts announced the request after members of Jones’ […]

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“Stop, or I’ll ____!”, Pt. 2: Inside Oakland’s High-Tech Police Simulator

December 14, 2010 | 5:52 am

“Stop, or I’ll ____!”, Pt. 2: Inside Oakland’s High-Tech Police Simulator

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I’m alone on a stone-paved pathway behind a nondescript building, armed only with a handgun and my wits. Should I shoot the suspect? He had jumped over a short wall along the walkway, and he had a gun in his hand too. He ignored my orders to drop the weapon, running away and firing shots over […]

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“Stop, or I’ll ____!”  Oakland Police Explain Use-of-Force Policy

December 11, 2010 | 6:56 pm

“Stop, or I’ll ____!” Oakland Police Explain Use-of-Force Policy

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A handgun, a Taser, a baton, a can of pepper spray — when a suspect gets rowdy, which should a police officer use? The answer is immensely complex, as Oakland Police training instructors explained today to members of the community, the media, and to Mayor-elect Jean Quan.  The explanation comes in the wake of last […]

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