Alameda News

City Hires Police Chief

May 18,2021

City Manager Eric Levitt announced the appointment of Oakland Police Department Deputy Chief Nishant Joshi as Alameda’s next Chief of Police.

Joshi will take the reins from Interim Police Chief Randy Fenn on Tuesday, June 8.

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Marilyn Ezzy Ashcraft

Hearts are Heavy!

May 06,2021

Every death is a tragedy that impacts many lives. On April 19, Mario Gonzalez, a 26 year-old Oakland resident died while in the custody of Alameda police officers.

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Townhall Discusses Gonzalez’s Death

May 04,2021

Members of the Youth Activists of Alameda (YAOA) discussed police reform with Alameda Mayor Marilyn Ezzy Ashcraft and other Alameda officials at the mayor’s virtual town hall meeting Friday, April 30.

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Gonzalez Investigations

Apr 27,2021

City launches inquiries into death of man in police custody

Three independent investigations are being conducted to probe an Oakland man’s death while in Alameda police custody Monday, April 19.

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