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Oakland Police: How They Handle Different Protests (Oscar Grant vs. Occupy)

Back in January 2009 I chronicled some of the “Oscar Grant Riots” and how the police handled them.  Click on that link and check it out. Here is a video of Oakland Police backing down from violent protestors on the … Continue reading

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Oakland Is In The News Again And, Again (and again and again), It’s Not Pretty

The FBI has opened an inquiry into circumstances surrounding a 2000 arrest in which Oakland police officers allegedly repeatedly kicked a suspect in custody, causing injuries that led to the man’s death. The commander who oversaw the April 2000 arrest … Continue reading

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Oakland Is In The News Again And, Again (and again and again), It's Not Pretty

The FBI has opened an inquiry into circumstances surrounding a 2000 arrest in which Oakland police officers allegedly repeatedly kicked a suspect in custody, causing injuries that led to the man’s death. The commander who oversaw the April 2000 arrest … Continue reading

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Could Oakland, CA Be Hell On Earth?

At 2am on New Year’s Day there was lots of alcohol and drugs being consumed on BART Trains.  There was a lot of tensions, and raised voices and fights broke out–on the moving trains.  When one train stopped at the … Continue reading

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