Oakland, CA — The Oakland Police Department will step up pedestrian safety enforcement operations on Monday, February 1, 2016, with focused enforcement on collision causing factors involving motorists and pedestrians. Routine traffic patrols will focus efforts in trouble spots while special targeted patrols will also be deployed to focus on drivers and pedestrians who violate traffic laws meant to protect all roadway users. more »
Oakland, CA – The Oakland Police Department is requesting assistance from the media and the public in locating missing person Ms. Diana Hajisaari.
Ms. Hajisaari was last seen on Friday, January 22, 2016 just after 10:00 AM, leaving her place of work, which is located in the 100 block of Swan Way. more »
Oakland, CA — The Oakland Police Department would like to make the public aware of a kidnapping, robbery and sexual assault that occurred Sunday, January 10, 2016 just after 1:30 AM in 2300 block of Broadway.
Investigators have released a second photo of the suspect, taken from video surveillance. more »
Oakland, CA —The Oakland Police Department would like to make the public aware of a kidnapping, robbery and sexual assault that occurred Sunday, January 10, 2016 just after 1:30 AM in 2300 block of Broadway.
Investigators have released this photo of the suspect, taken from video surveillance footage after the crimes were committed. more »
January 11, 2016
Oakland, CA – Homicide Section Lieutenant Roland Holmgren and Sergeant Leo Sanchez will be discussing the double homicide of Eduardo Childress and Larry Lovette that occurred on January 11, 2013, at 2:44PM in the 2300 block of East 17th Street. Investigators are requesting assistance from the media and the community regarding any information in this case. more »
Oakland, CA — On Thursday, January 7, 2016, the Oakland Police Department
and San Francisco Police Department arrested Cervando Sterling-Valdez, 22, of
San Francisco, in connection with the January 5, 2016 shooting that occurred in
the 1300 block of Broadway, injuring a bystander. more »
Oakland, CA — Today, January 8, 2016, at 10:00 AM, 33 members of the 173rd Oakland Police Basic Academy graduated at the Oakland Scottish Rite Center. Celebratory cheers from family and friends rang out as Lieutenant Sekou Millington announced the names of our new officers and welcomed them to the ranks of the Oakland Police Department. more »
Oakland, CA – The Oakland Police Department and Fire Department are working together to plan for a safe holiday season in the City of Oakland.
Oakland’s Police Chief Sean Whent and Fire Chief Teresa Deloach Reed want you to celebrate New Year’s Eve safely and would like to remind everyone of the dangers and penalties associated with celebratory gunfire, any gunfire and the use of illegal fireworks. (See their public safety message at https://vimeo.com/150272375.) more »
Oakland, CA — The Oakland Police Department would like to make the public aware of a kidnapping, robbery and attempted sexual assault that occurred this past Thursday in the area of Piedmont Avenue and Randwick Avenue. We are asking anyone who may be able to provide information to contact the Special Victims Section or Crime Stoppers of Oakland. more »
Oakland, CA – As a part of our continued efforts to improve service to the media and the community, the Oakland Police Department is pleased to announce the newest member of our media team: Officer Marco Marquez, PIO.
Officer Marquez has served the Oakland Police Department for the past 9 years in numerous assignments. more »