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OPD on the Beat
Arrest made in triple homicide; DA charges case - On Tuesday, November 15, 2016 the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office charged Dana Rivers in connection with the homicide of three people which occurred on November 11, 2016 at 12:21 a.m., in the 9400 block of Dunbar Drive more . . .
Oakland, Piedmont and BART police team up to make arrests in North Oakland robberies - On Monday, November 14, 2016, just after 8:00 p.m., Oakland police officers, in conjunction with the Piedmont and BART police, assisted in the arrest of multiple female suspects wanted in connection with numerous robberies in and around the North Oakland area more . . .
Officers arrested robbery suspect without incident - On Monday, November 14, 2016 at 3:50 p.m., Oakland police officers responded to the 2100 block of Telegraph Avenue on a report of a strong armed robbery more . . .
Officers locate stolen vehicle, arrest carjacking suspect - On Friday, November 11, 2016 at 9:40 p.m., Oakland police officers responded to the 5300 block of Ygnacio Avenue on a report of an armed robbery and carjacking more . . .
Female suspect arrested, vehicle recovered - On Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at 6:10 p.m., Oakland police officers responded to the 1500 block of Bridge Avenue on a report of a carjacking more . . .
Two suspects arrested in connection with shooting in the 400 block of 14th Street - On Tuesday, November 8, 2016, the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office charged two Oakland men – Brandon Simpson, 28, and 20-year-old Kehinde Riley – with three counts of assault with a semi-automatic firearm for their roles in a shooting that occurred in the 400 block of 14th Street on Saturday, November 5, 2016 more . . .
Two arrested, charged in homicide - On Monday, November 7, 2016, the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office filed charges against Laura Louise Rodgers and Curtys Taylor in connection with the homicide of 21-year-old San Leandro resident Karla Ramirez-Segoviano more . . .
Go to Police Community News for stories from earlier in the year.
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More "OPD on the Beat" stories are archived in the Police Community News section.
Ways to Reach the Right Person
Find Your Area Commander & Your Community Resource Officer
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(When you enter the address, be sure to include "Oakland")
If you know any address, you can find out what Police Area it is in.
Every Area Has Specific Helpful Information
Click on an Area link (below) to go to the webpage for that Area. You will see who the commander and his/her team is, find out crime stats, and have access to useful contact information there.
- The Community Resource Officer Directory lists officers who are assigned to local neighborhoods. Community resource officers work with community members to help solve neighborhood issues.
- Neighborhood Services works with neighborhood groups across the City. You can find out when the group in your neighborhood meets and contact information here.
- The OPD Telephone Directory has useful contact information, too.
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