Oakland, CA — Oakland Police Investigators have released video surveillance of a
suspect in connection with an attempted kidnapping of a 9-year-old girl. (Video
surveillance link shows the suspect
walking on the side walk and the suspect’s vehicle (being parked and then
later leaving the area).
Oakland, CA - For the fourth straight year, a team of Oakland police officers will
participate in the Annual St. Baldrick’s fundraiser at Children’s Hospital.
Come join us this Saturday, March 30, 2013, at 11:00 AM to cheer the officers on
as they shave their heads in solidarity with kids fighting cancer.
Oakland, CA —Today, the 51 recruits comprising the Oakland Police
Department’s 167th Recruit Academy began their 27-week training. Police Chief
Howard A. Jordan, joined by his command staff, addressed the recruits, welcoming
them to the law enforcement family and emphasized how important the role and
responsibility a police officer has in the community.
Oakland, CA — Friday, March 22, 2013 at 10:00 AM, the 166th Oakland Police
Academy graduated at the Scottish Rite Center. This is the first Oakland Police
Department graduation in over four years.
On March 20, 2013, at 3:15 PM, Oakland Police responded to the 4100 block of
Foothill Boulevard on a report of a robbery in progress. The caller witnessing the
robbery provided suspects’ descriptions to the dispatcher. These were corroborated
by another witness at the scene. When officers arrived they were able to safely
arrest the two suspects, an adult male and female, in connection with the robbery.
On March 18, 2013, at 11:25 AM, Oakland Police Officers responded to the 4100
block of Lincoln Avenue on a report of a residential burglary in progress. The
caller provided suspect activity and descriptions to the dispatcher including a
description of the vehicle used as a getaway car.
Oakland, CA — On March 15, 2013, the Oakland Police Department participated in
a statewide Decoy Shoulder Tap Operation. OPD was one of over 100 law
enforcement agencies participating in the operation, conducted statewide for the
second time ever. The Decoy Shoulder Tap Operation program is intended to reduce
the availability of alcohol to minors.
Oakland, CA - Recent news accounts and events have caused community concern regarding the adequacy of investigations conducted by the Oakland Police Department (OPD). As Chief of Police, I am responsible for the effective, professional, and lawful delivery of police services under my command.
Oakland, CA, March 13, 2013 - Today, the Oakland Police Department announces names and charges resulting from warrants served last Friday in connection with the Ceasefire Initiative, Oakland’s central violence reduction strategy.