City sued in death of bystander during police chase

City sued in death of bystander during police chase

The family of Lolomania Soakai is suing the Oakland Police Department, claiming that an unauthorized police chase led to the death of the 27-year-old known as “Lolo” last summer.

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Finding ‘significant cultural problems’ in Oakland Police Department, federal judge tells parties to find solution

Finding ‘significant cultural problems’ in Oakland Police Department, federal judge tells parties to find solution

A federal judge charged with making sure Oakland implements police reforms it promised 20 years ago said during a hearing Tuesday that he was “profoundly disappointed” by a report show…

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Oakland puts Chief Armstrong on leave after report cites leadership failure in continued police misconduct

Oakland puts Chief Armstrong on leave after report cites leadership failure in continued police misconduct

Oakland officials acknowledged Thursday night that Police Chief LeRonne Armstrong was put on paid administrative leave in light of an investigation by a law firm the city retained to look into all…

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