Oakland, CA – On December 7, 2011 the Oakland Police Department Gang
Intelligence Task Force (GITF) executed a search warrant at a residence in the
2100 block of 57th Avenue. As a result of this operation, a total of six people were
arrested, including four women and two men.
Oakland, CA — For the third year in a row, members of the Oakland Police
Department's Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association (CPAAA) will
volunteer their time at the West Oakland BART station to provide safety escort
service to holiday shoppers. Both Oakland and BART police officers will work
side-by-side with CPAAA members in an effort to ensure holiday shoppers make it
safely to their parked cars.
Oakland, CA – On Thursday, December 15, 2011, the Oakland Police Activities
League (PAL) will host its 22nd Annual Christmas Dinner. This invitation-only
event will take place at Shiloh Christian Fellowship located at 3291 School Street
in Oakland. Dinner will be provided for over 500 guests, and gifts will be
distributed to the children in attendance; there will also be special performances.
Oakland, CA — The Oakland Police Department and Crime Stoppers of Oakland
are offering a reward of up to $2,500 for information leading to an arrest and
conviction in this case. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Youth and
Family Service Division at (510) 238- 3641 or the Tip Line at (510) 637-0298.
Investigators are working on a sketch of the suspect and hope to have it available
in the next 24 hours.
Oakland, CA — The Oakland Police Department would like to make the public
aware of a report of a sexual assault. A 27- year old female reported that on
December 4, 2011 at 8:20 PM, she was walking in the 1300 block of 91st Avenue
when she was approached by a stranger and physically forced against a vehicle and
Oakland, CA - With the assistance of the US Deputy Marshalls, San Francisco Police Department, Lexington Kentucky Police Department, and members of the Oakland Community, the suspect responsible for the shooting death of Kayode Foster at Frank Ogawa Plaza on November 10, 2011 has been taken arrested.
Oakland, CA – This afternoon a peaceful demonstration of approximately700 people marched from Frank Ogawa Plaza to Lakeview Elementary School. The City of Oakland and the Oakland Police Department maintained low visibility while facilitating the march and providing traffic control.
Oakland, CA - On February 8, 2011 a 56 year-old female was walking home after work near 8th and Jackson Streets when she was grabbed from behind, forced to the bottom of her basement, brutally beaten and sexually assaulted. The suspect fled the scene. There were no witnesses to the crime, and the victim could not identify the suspect. Evidence obtained from the victim’s sexual assault examination was entered into the local, state and national database for convicted offenders (CODIS), and a match to the suspect was made.