Oakland, CA —Today Oakland Interim Police Chief Sean C. Whent was joined by
California Highway Patrol (CHP) Golden Gate Division Sector Chief Paul Fontana,
Acting Commander Steve Larson of the Oakland Area CHP, Assistant District
Attorney Kevin Dunleavy and Deputy District Attorney Elgin Lowe, and
representatives from the U.S. Marshal’s Office to announce the recent disposition of
the criminal prosecution involving four suspects in connection with the attempted
murder of CHP Officer S. Deise, which occurred on July 21, 2012.
On April 22, 2013 at 1:181 PM, in the 1000 block of International Boulevard,
Oakland Police officers were flagged down by a witness to a strong arm
robbery. Thanks to witnesses’ detailed descriptions of the suspects and their
vehicle, police quickly apprehended the suspects. Three male adult suspects
were arrested in connection with the robbery.
Oakland, CA—Today Mayor Jean Quan and City Administrator Deanna J. Santana announced a new executive leadership team of the Oakland Police Department headed by Sean Whent, who has been appointed Interim Chief of Police, effective immediately.
On May 9, 2013 at 12:51 PM, Oakland Police officers responded to the area around Lake Merritt on a report of a robbery that just occurred. The victims on scene were able to provide officers with a description of the suspects, the suspect vehicle, and a license plate number.
Oakland CA – On Friday, May 10, 2013, from 4:00 to 7:00 PM, the Oakland Police Department (OPD) will open its doors to the community at its second annual Open House Event. The Open House, sponsored by OPD and the Oakland Police Foundation, will be held at the Police Administration Building on 455 - 7th Street.
On April 30, 2013, at 7:00 AM, Oakland Police officers were alerted by
ShotSpotter Technology that multiple gun shots were heard in the 2400 block of
26th Avenue. Oakland’s Dispatch Center also received multiple calls from area
residents reporting shots heard.
Oakland, Ca.- On April 19, 2013, at 11:40 AM, Oakland Police officers were
conducting a follow up investigation regarding a robbery and shooting that had
occurred on April 4, 2013 in the area of School and Champion streets. The
investigation led officers to a residence in the 2800 block of 22nd Avenue, where a
search warrant was served.