Oakland, CA — On Friday, October 30, 2015, at 10:00 AM, 35 members of the 172nd Oakland Police Recruit Academy graduated at the Scottish Rite Center.
Oakland Police Chief Sean Whent was joined on stage by Mayor Libby Schaaf, City Administrator Sabrina Landreth, Assistant Chief Paul Figueroa, Deputy Chief David Downing, Deputy Chief Danielle Outlaw, Deputy Chief John Lois, Oakland Police Officers Association representative Sergeant Bryan Hubbard, Personnel Resources & Training Division Commander Captain Drennon Lindsey and Training Section staff: Lieutenant Sekou Millington, Sergeant Mary Guttormson, Recruit Training Officers Luke Sincerny and Rob Romero. more »
Oakland, CA – The Oakland Police Department would like to announce the arrest of three suspects who have been charged by the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office in connection with an attempted robbery and homicide that occurred on October 23, 2015. more »
Oakland, CA — The Oakland Police Department would like to make the public aware of a sexual assault that occurred on October 15, 2015.
On that date, at about 2:00 AM, a female victim reported that while she was walking in the 1200 block of 82nd Avenue, she was approached from behind by a stranger who pulled her to the ground. more »
Oakland, CA – Oakland Police Department Homicide investigators have identified and obtained an arrest warrant for 21-year-old Kejuan Hill in connection with the 2012 murder of Charles Hill III. The suspect and victim are not related but knew each other at the time of the shooting. more »
Oakland, CA – The Oakland Police Department (OPD) has been awarded a $290,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for a year-long program of special enforcement activity and public awareness efforts aimed at preventing traffic-related deaths and injuries. OPD will use the funding as part of the City of Oakland’s ongoing commitment to keep our roadways safe and improve the quality of life through both enforcement and education. more »
Oakland, CA – Oakland Police Department Homicide Investigators have released the name and photo of the suspect who is wanted in the fatal shooting of an ice cream vendor.
Investigators have released this photo of wanted suspect Joevan Lopez, whom they believe is responsible for fatally shooting ice cream vendor Jasvir Singh, 45, on October 3, 2015 at 4:31 PM in the 9300 block of Peach Street. more »
Oakland, CA — On September 26, 2015 from 10 AM to 2 PM, the Oakland Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public an opportunity to rid their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. Officer Jon Low will be facilitating the program at OPD.
The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked. more »
Oakland, CA – Today, Oakland Police Homicide investigators released video surveillance footage - link attached -of an additional person of interest in the shooting of Berkeley-based musician Emilio Nevarez, who was shot and killed on April 5, 2015 at approximately 1:00 AM in the 400 block of 14th Street. more »