Oakland, CA — The Oakland Police Department is committed to combating sex trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation. On Friday June 27, 2014 the Oakland Police Department launched a new Human Trafficking section on the Department’s website. more »
Oakland, CA — The Oakland Police Department is requesting assistance from the media and the public in locating missing person Boston Mario Fortenberry.
Fortenberry is an African American male, 15 years old, 6’1”, 190 pounds, brown hair, and brown eyes. He was wearing a tie dyed shirt, blue shorts and blue athletic shoes. more »
Oakland, CA – Operation Cross Country is a national enforcement action that is coordinated through the Innocence Lost National Initiative, which is a partnership between the FBI, local law enforcement partners, the U.S. Department of Justice, and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
The FBI reports that six juveniles, who were being victimized through prostitution, were rescued throughout the Bay Area during Operation Cross Country. more »
Oakland, CA – On Tuesday, June 24, 2014, members of the Oakland Police Department, family, and friends will participate in the Northern California Law Enforcement Torch Run, benefiting Special Olympics Northern California. The Torch Run is a year-round fundraising campaign that culminates every June at the Special Olympics Northern California Summer Games. Money raised supplies Special Olympics athletes with clothing, equipment, transportation, and the support needed while they push themselves to accomplish goals they never imagined. more »
Oakland, CA – The Oakland Police Department would like to make the public aware of a reported sexual assault.
A 13-year-old female reported that on June 6, 2014, at 11:00 AM, she was walking in the 9200 block of Coral Road when a vehicle pulled alongside of her. The occupants forced her into the vehicle at gunpoint and sexually assaulted her. more »
Oakland, CA – On Saturday, May 31 and Sunday, June 1, 2014, Oakland Animal Services will take part in the fifth annual Maddie’s Pet Adoption Days. During this nationwide event, sponsored by Maddie’s Fund, dog and cat adoptions will be free to qualified homes. This year’s event will feature special activities including face painting, bake sale, live music, and gift bags for adopting families. more »
Oakland, CA — The Avoid the 21 DUI Task Force is deploying officers this holiday weekend at DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoints and DUI Saturation Patrols countywide to stop and arrest drunk or drugged drivers and to heighten awareness of the deadly combination that alcohol, drugs, and driving can have on this first holiday weekend of the summer season. more »
Oakland, CA – On behalf of Oakland Police Chief Sean Whent, Mayor Jean Quan, City Administrator Fred Blackwell and representatives from the Peralta Community College District, members of the media are invited to join us at the signing of an affiliation agreement between the City of Oakland and Peralta Community College District. more »