Officer Detail: William Berger
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Date Mar 11, 2018 Time 1:02 AM Department Oakland Police Department Officers Craig R. Tanaka, Brandon P. Hraiz, Francisco Negrete, William Berger Description Oakland Sgt. Francisco Negrete and officers William Berger, Brandon Hraiz and Craig Tanaka were involved in the fatal shooting of a homeless man, Joshua Pawlik, whom they said pointed a gun at them when he woke up from lying in between two homes. In Feb. 2019, Pawlik's mother filed a lawsuit against alleging civil rights violations. In March 2019, all four involved officers were placed on leave.