Law enforcement reports and statistics are available on the Internet
“Crime Fighting in Oakland, An Assessment of the Oakland Police Department,” by Harnett Associates, Dec. 28, 2006″: www.oaklandnet.com/documents/CrimeFightingHarnettReport12206.pdf.
Oakland Police Department, Annual Management Reports: www.oaklandpolice.com/geninfo/manreports.html.
“OPD Staffing Council Report,” April 8, 2008: www.oaklandpolice.com/PatrolStaffingCouncilReport.pdf.
The Uniform Crime Reporting Program, which tracks crimes, arrests and police department clearance rates: www.fbi.gov/ucr/ucr.htm.
The California Department of Justice Criminal Justice Statistics Center, which tracks crimes, arrests and police department clearance rates: ag.ca.gov/cjsc.
–Understaffed Oakland department behind other cities in solving homicides
–Oakland homicide clearance numbers vary
–OPD homicide detectives focus on interrogation, sometimes at expense of other investigation
–Law enforcement reports and statistics are available on the Internet
-CHARTS: Homicides in California’s largest cities; Oakland homicide detectives’ case loads, wages, overtime