I know the link is old, but I just heard about this. Judging from all facts presented in the video and the fact that it was Oakland, I don't think there are too many other conclusions that one can come up with pertaining to the species of these amazingly brave "officers".
In the middle of the night, as the neighborhood residents were just rising for their nightly crack search, something unforeseen, uninvited, and downright uncivilized encroached upon the unassuming mooncrickets inhabiting the area: a stealthy, bloodthirsty animal stalking in what little brush was planted in the area...
It was a baby deer.
Thank God for the Oakland police! After a short three day wait, several likely burrhead officers surrounded the area, poised with guns drawn and orders to make a felony arrest of the dangerous criminall. Suddenly, upon sighting the officers, the vicious baby deer leaped away and seemed to be heading towards a police car.
Bravely, the officers responded with seven shots, and the threat was put in it's final resting place.
Thank you, officers.