Oakland, CA — The Thanksgiving Food Project (“turkey basket giveaway”)
begins delivery today. Oakland Police Chief Sean Whent and Golden State Warrior
Jason Thompson will be personally making deliveries to some of the beneficiaries
of the Thanksgiving Food Project, a holiday charity that has been overseen by Ms.
Maryann Mitchell of OPD for 25 years. It’s still not too late to donate to
www.oaklandpolicefoundation.org. more »
The Oakland Police Department will be holding a press conference this morning. Oakland Police Chief Sean Whent will be discussing this past weekend’s sideshow activity and the officer involved shooting. more »
Oakland, CA – Oakland Police Chief Sean Whent, Mayor Libby Schaaf, Bureau of Services Deputy Chief John Lois, Criminal Investigation Division Captain Kirk Coleman, Homicide Section Lieutenant Roland Holmgren, U.S. Marshal Donald O’Keefe and an FBI Special Agent Task Force Team member will be available to discuss the recent arrest and charging of Joevan Lopez more »
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 »