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.
Oakland, CA - On Friday, March 8, 2013, Oakland Police Chief Howard A. Jordan was joined by California Attorney General Kamala Harris, U.S. Attorney Melinda Haag, Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O’Malley, Mayor Jean Quan, and City Administrator Deanna Santana to discuss an extensive 30-day Oakland Police Department (OPD) investigation of Oakland gangs and groups thought responsible for many recent shootings and homicides. The investigation culminated with pre-dawn warrant services this morning.
Oakland, CA — The Oakland Police Department requests assistance from the
media and the community in identifying a burglary suspect. Police have released
this photo of the person they believe to be responsible for committing a residential
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