Posts Tagged ‘Oakland Police Department’

Resources for families and those who want to help Oakland fire victims

Updated, Dec. 4, 11:35 a.m. FOR FAMILIES Contact or Visit: The Alameda County Coroner’s Bureau’s Family Assistance Center at 2425 E. 12th St. or call 510-382-3000. The Oakland Police Department said in a press release that grief counseling and resources are available to families through the center. DONATION SITES The Oakland A’s have set up…

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Oakland protests Trump victory: The night in photos

OPD officers arrest a protester in downtown Oakland. Photo by Andrew Beale.

For the second night in a row, on Wednesday protesters took to Oakland’s streets to demonstrate against the election of Donald Trump as the president of the United States.

What started as a series of peaceful daytime walkouts and rallies largely led by students at East Bay high schools and in downtown Oakland turned violent soon after nightfall. Protest organizers urged women, children and the frail to leave, and soon after, Oakland police officers began forming skirmish lines and using tear gas as protesters broke windows, burned Trump in effigy and set a series of small fires on downtown streets.

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