Oakland’s Ex-Police Chief Files Lawsuit Against City

Former Oakland Police Chief LeRonne Armstrong has filed a lawsuit against the city and its mayor, Sheng Thao, alleging wrongful termination, retaliation, and violation of his First Amendment rights

Brittany Maldonado 02/08/2024 - 10:11 AM
Oakland Mayor Rejects All Three Candidates for Police Chief
police station

Oakland Mayor Sheng Thao has rejected all three candidates for Chief of Police that were recommended by the city’s police commission.

Brittany Maldonado 01/02/2024 - 11:08 AM
Rebound: How a Fired Police Chief Ended Up Coaching Basketball

LeRonne Armstrong had a “challenging” upbringing. Drugs and gang activity were rampant in the West Oakland flatlands where Armstrong was raised. When times got tough, he turned to basketball.

Brittany Maldonado 11/30/2023 - 9:47 AM