Oakland, CA — Community members have voiced their concern to the Oakland
Police Department about illegal drug dealing and crimes associated to persons who
live in and around the area of 30th and Union Street where there is also a
community recreation center. With community help and support, Oakland Problem
Solving Officers initiated a project to address community concerns.
Oakland, CA — On Tuesday, February 5, 2013 the Oakland Police Department’s
Bureau of Field Operations Area 1 Problem Solving Officers and Crime Reduction
Team members conducted a search warrant on the 7800 block of Weld Street in
Oakland, CA — The Oakland City Council vote on the Strategic Policy Partnership contract, which includes the consulting services of Bill Bratton, was approved by a 7-1 vote at about 2:10 a.m., with an amendment emphasizing that whatever policies follow from the consulting will not permit any racial profiling.
Oakland, CA — At 6:22pm this evening, an Oakland Police Department
undercover officer was working within the 1700 block of Seminary Avenue on
follow-up reconnaissance regarding a recent shooting connected to the area. While
in the area, the officer was accosted by three armed men; during the physical confrontation,
and before nearby uniformed officers could respond, the officer suffered a non-life
threatening gunshot wound to the arm
Oakland, CA — This week the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office charged
Lamar Eric Webster, 21, with one count of murder and two counts of attempted
murder in connection with the homicide of Eddiebo Rodriguez, age 20, that
occurred on January 11, 2013, in the 3400 block of West Street.
Oakland, CA — On January 11, 2013 the City of Oakland experienced a devastating four homicides within the span of six hours. This morning, Police Chief Howard Jordan, Mayor Jean Quan, City Administrator Deanna Santana, Council Member Pat Kernighan, Council Member Noel Gallo and Mrs. Lorrain Taylor, who heads “1000 Mothers Against Violence,” stood together against this recent spate of violence.
On Saturday, December 8, 2012, at 11:46 PM, a male and female victim reported
that as they left an establishment in the 2800 block of Ettie Street, they were
approached by two strangers who were both armed with handguns. The suspects
reportedly hit the male knocking him to the ground, where he lay unconscious.
Both suspects robbed the victims of their personal property. The suspects then
sexually assaulted the female victim. After the sexual assault, the suspects fled the
scene on foot.