Oakland's fallen officers remembered during annual ceremony A name is read aloud. A date. Then silence, broken only by the sound of heels clicking against the white, shiny floor of the Oakland Police Department lobby. A wife, a mother, a son or a sister — stoic and composed, or blinking back tears — walks past fellow mourners to add a white rose to a badge-shaped display of red carnations
OAKLAND -- A police officer responding to a call for back-up was injured in a car crash Saturday afternoon, according to police. The Oakland officer was driving his patrol car near San Pablo Avenue and Thomas L.