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 »
Oakland, CA – If you’re enjoying the holidays with a drink, the Oakland Police Department has a message for you: Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over. Due to the increase in drunk-driving-related fatalities around the holidays each year, law enforcement agencies across America will be actively searching for and arresting drunk drivers from December 18, 2015 to January 3, 2016. more »
Oakland, CA — Holiday shoppers returning to the West Oakland BART Station will have the luxury of an escort from station to car from 4:00 to 7:00 PM on Thursday, December 17.
OPD and BART police officers will work side-by-side with the Oakland Police Department's Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association (CPAAA) and OPD cadets to protect holiday shoppers and ensure a positive shopping experience for them. more »
Oakland, CA — Mark your calendars! On December 15, the Oakland Police
Department Traffic Section will conduct its annual Motor Santa Operation to
provide toys to children (12 and under) throughout the City of Oakland.
In this Traffic Section tradition, a traffic officer dresses up as Santa and rides his
motorcycle throughout the City of Oakland, passing out toys to children he
encounters along the way. more »