Community Safety and Police Accountability
The Campaign for Community Safety and Police Accountability (CCSPA) works to challenge the racism inherent in the city of Oakland’s policing practices and fights to hold officers accountable to the community they serve by documenting and validating incidents of police misconduct and organizing community members to advocate for more responsive and accountable police practices.
Mayor Quan Compromises Police Reform
Some of Mayor Quan’s most fervent supporters have warned her that if she does not immediately change course regarding the implementation of the City Council's clear policy regarding the Citizens’ Police Review Board, they may no longer be able to endorse her bid for a second term.
PUEBLO Holds Mayor Quan Accountable
On July 22, PUEBLO members and allies arrived at Mayor Quan' office to ask her what her position is on transferring the intake of complaints from Internal Affairs to the Citizens' Police Review Board (CPRB).
Santana subverts will of City Council
June's Public Safety Committee continued to hear one excuse after another from Ms Santana about the difficulties she faces in implementing the long-overdue reform. Even more distressing was her characterization of the proposal which would insert civilians into Internal Affairs, rather than the CPRB.
OPD Must Civilianize Positions
The City Council must include in its 2013-2015 budget a provision to civilianize at least 25 positions instead of incurring the expense of 4 police academies.
About Community Safety and Police Accountability
Advocating for more responsive and accountable police practices.