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Court Monitor Sees Improvement in Oakland Police Compliance

May 1, 2013 | 9:48 am

Court Monitor Sees Improvement in Oakland Police Compliance

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(BCN) An independent monitor says the Oakland Police Department is making a “slight improvement” in meeting reforms that were mandated in the settlement of a police brutality lawsuit a decade ago. In his 13th quarterly report filed with U.S. District Court Judge Thelton Henderson, who approved the settlement in 2003, monitor Robert Warshaw said the […]

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March 5, 2013 | 8:47 am

Judge Appoints Director to Oversee Oakland Police

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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A former police commissioner from Baltimore has been appointed by a federal court to oversee the embattled Oakland Police Department. U.S. District Judge Thelton Henderson announced Monday that new compliance director Thomas C. Frazier will have broad authority over the beleaguered force including the power to seek the dismissal of the […]

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Oakland Police Face Possible Takeover in 2 Weeks

November 15, 2012 | 3:07 pm

Oakland Police Face Possible Takeover in 2 Weeks

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U.S. District Court Judge Thelton Henderson is running out of patience. In a Nov. 14 order, he has given the city of Oakland just two more weeks to reach an agreement with the very same folks who sued the city over police misconduct during the Riders scandal. After that, it looks quite possible that he will […]

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