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OPD on the Beat
Three arrested in strong-armed robbery - On October 12, 2016 at 5:50 p.m., Oakland Police officers responded to the 3600 block of International Boulevard on a report of a strong-armed robbery more . . .
Citizen helps lead officers to make an arrest - On Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at 9:34 a.m., Oakland Police officers responded to the 900 block of Madison Street on a report of a strong-armed robbery more . . .
Stolen vehicle recovered by ACRATT, OPD - On Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at 12:22 p.m., Oakland Police officers and the Alameda County Regional Auto Theft Task Force (ACRATT) located an occupied stolen truck in the area of 67th Avenue and Flora Street more . . .
Suspect arrested in shooting - On Friday, October 7, 2016 at 9:29 p.m., Oakland Police officers responded to the 2500 block of 10th Avenue to investigate a report of a shooting more . . .
Go to Police Community News for stories from September and earlier in the year.
For more information, please contact the OPD Media Relations Office at or (510) 238-7230.
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
Find Your Police Area (click map)
(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.
Call Us Anonymously
Call Emergency if a crime is in progress or you are in danger - 777-3211 (landline: 911)
Make an ANONYMOUS tip:
File a Complaint or Report Misconduct - Go to Quality of Service for guides and forms (in English, Chinese, Spanish, and Vietnamese).
If You See Crime, Report Crime