Oakland, CA – Oakland Police Chief Howard Jordan addressed the community in a
Public Service Announcement about the important role the community plays in
keeping the City safe. Chief Jordan said, “during this time of limited resources and
other challenges, it is no secret that we need the community’s support.”
Oakland, CA — The Oakland Police Department would like to make the public
aware of a reported sexual assault. A 25-year-old female reported that on March
17, 2012, at 1:00 a.m., she was walking in the 1900 block of Broadway when she
was approached by two strangers. Both strangers physically forced the victim at
gun point to a nearby, isolated location, where they sexually assault her at gun
point. After the sexual assault, both suspects fled the scene on foot.
Oakland, CA – On March 17, 2012, a team of Oakland police officers, family, and
friends, shaved their heads to raise money in St. Baldrick’s Fifth Annual fundraiser
at Children’s Hospital. Participants received pledged donations in support of lifesaving,
childhood cancer research.
Oakland, CA – The Oakland Police Department is looking for community members to become involved in the hiring of future police officers for the City of Oakland. Community volunteers are needed participate as evaluators during the oral interview phase of the recruitment process.
Oakland, CA - On March 13, 2012, at approximately 9:00 p.m., two uniformed
officers assigned to a Crime Reduction Team were patrolling the area of 90th
Avenue and Birch Street as a result of recent shootings and robberies that have
occurred in the area. The officers observed an adult male whom they believed was
armed with a firearm. The man fled from the officers’ attempts to detain him for
Oakland, CA — Within two days, members of the Oakland Police Department
have arrested a total of ten people in connection to various street robberies that
have recently occurred in the City of Oakland.
On March 9, 2012, at 6:40 am, the Oakland Police Department responded to the
CVS Pharmacy located in the 5100 block of Broadway on a report of a man who
entered the store wearing a ski mask and demanding to speak to the manager. All
of the store employees including the manager immediately left the store, leaving
the masked man inside.
Oakland, CA — Within the last week, members of the Oakland Police Department
have been making good arrests, and getting guns off the streets of Oakland. ”I am
extremely proud of the work we are doing” said Chief Howard Jordan. He went on
to say, “getting guns off the street is certainly a high priority, it makes a significant
impact on the quality of life for our residents.”