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
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.