Oakland, CA — On Thursday, December 5, 2013, the Oakland Police Department (OPD) announced that the information on its U-Visa website has been translated into Spanish and Chinese. In keeping with its mission to serve the community, OPD is pushing to make this information widely available.
Oakland, CA — On Monday, December 2, 2013 the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office charged Christian Hall, 44, in connection with the November 22, 2013 murder of his aunt, Melinda Thomas, 59, of Oakland.
Oakland, CA — The Oakland Police Department is requesting assistance from the media and the public in locating missing person Michael Evans.
Evans is a white male, 62 years old, 6’1, 170 pounds, brown eyes, and gray hair. He was last seen on Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 10:00 AM.
Oakland, CA — Oakland Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a
DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint on, December 13 and 20th, 2013, at an
undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 3:00
Oakland, CA —The Oakland Police Department has received a grant of $175,000
from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for a year-long program aimed
at preventing deaths and injuries on our roadways through special enforcement
and public awareness efforts.
Oakland, CA — On Saturday, November 23, 2013, from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM, in
the 9800 block of Bancroft Avenue, the Oakland Police Department’s Police
Activities League (PAL) program continues its holiday tradition of providing
turkeys to community members.
Oakland, CA — For the last 23 years, Ms. Maryann Mitchell of the Oakland Police
Department’s Identification Section has been giving to Oakland Families who are
less fortunate and in need during the holidays.
Ms. Mitchell along with her family and volunteers from the Evangelistic Outreach
Association prepares bags of food that include a turkey.
Oakland, CA — On Tuesday, November 19, the Oakland Police Department (OPD) added a new page, U-Visa, to its website. A form of witness protection, the U-Visa is a non-immigrant, temporary visa, which allows a victim who has suffered substantial physical or mental abuse from certain crimes (specified in federal law), and who provides information that has, is, or will assist law enforcement in the investigation or prosecution of the crimes, to remain in the United States for up to 4 years.
Oakland, CA — Last Saturday, November 16, 2013, the suspect who was wanted in connection with the armed robbery of an 11- year-old boy that occurred on November 1, 2013, at 7:20 AM, surrendered himself to the Oakland Police Department.