Chauncey Bailey Project

Archive for October, 2008

Commentary: Recognition of Bailey case bungling, finally

COMMENTARY – FINALLY, THERE IS some official recognition that the Oakland Police Department has bungled the yearlong investigation of the murder of journalist Chauncey Bailey.

Dellums requests state to investigate police handling of Bailey killing

Mayor Ron Dellums formalized Thursday his request for the state to investigate the Oakland Police Department’s handling of the 2007 killing of journalist Chauncey Bailey.

Commentary: One Tainted Investigation

COMMENTARY – It’s time for a full and independent investigation, one that doesn’t withhold crucial evidence, into the killing of one voice in Oakland who was untainted and unafraid.

Dellums to ask state attorney general to investigate handling of Bailey killing

Dellums to ask state attorney general to investigate handling of Bailey killing

Mayor Ron Dellums said this evening he will be asking the State Attorney General Jerry Brown – a former Oakland mayor – to conduct an independent investigation into the handling of journalist Chauncey Bailey’s killing.

Dellums to call for outside investigation into journalist’s killing

Dellums to call for outside investigation into journalist’s killing

Mayor Ron Dellums said Monday he will ask for an outside investigation by either the state or federal justice departments into Oakland homicide Detective Sgt. Derwin Longmire’s handling of journalist Chauncey Bailey’s 2007 killing.

Commentary: Mayor Wants Follow-Up on Bailey Project Findings

COMMENTARY – Oakland Mayor Ronald Dellums said Monday he will ask for an outside investigation by either the state or federal justice departments into city homicide Detective Sgt. Derwin Longmire’s handling of journalist Chauncey Bailey’s 2007 killing, the Chauncey Bailey Project’s Thomas Peele, Bob Butler and Mary Fricker reported early Tuesday.

Investigator interfered in police probes of former bakery CEO

Investigator interfered in police probes of former bakery CEO

Well before the August 2007 killing of journalist Chauncey Bailey, detective Sgt. Derwin Longmire twice interfered in felony investigations of former Your Black Muslim Bakery leader Yusuf Bey IV, according to police documents obtained and interviews conducted during a yearlong investigation by the Chauncey Bailey Project.

Experts Criticize Investigation

A team of legal experts who examined documents for The Chauncey Bailey Project conclude analysis of evidence of a conspiracy to kill Bailey was not documented by the lead investigator.

Conspiracy Missed?

The lead investigator in Chauncey Bailey’s murder failed to document any analysis of evidence that reveals a conspiracy to kill Bailey.

Evidence Ignored

Evidence Ignored

The lead investigator in Chauncey Bailey’s murder failed to document any analysis of key evidence that reveals a possible conspiracy to kill Bailey. He ignored evidence linking Yusuf Bey IV, former leader of Your Black Muslim Bakery, to a role in the killing and interfered in two other unrelated felony cases involving Bey IV, according to an investigation by the Chauncey Bailey Project.

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