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.
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.
Oakland Post on PUEBLO
The following is a reprint of Jesse Allen Taylor's article on PUEBLO's work over the past twenty years to improve police accountability in Oakland.
With the Dec.13 date fast approaching for a federal court hearing on the fate of the Oakland Police Department, the City of Oakland might have avoided a court takeover of OPD if it had followed the advice of a local grassroots police watchdog organization.
---new article---From Rashidah
Check out Rashidah's comments on the strategies and approach to community safety that actually work, and cost far less than our current programs in public safety.
ATTORNEYS REQUEST RECEIVERSHIP OF POLICE
Attorneys John Burris and James Chanin called a press conference on Friday, October 5th to detail the reasons for their filing a motion with Judge Thelton Henderson that requests the appointment of a Federal receiver to 'enforce' the portions of the Negotiated Settlement Agreement with which the Oakland Police Department remains non-compliant.
About Community Safety and Police Accountability
Advocating for more responsive and accountable police practices.