Oakland, CA — On July 8, 2013, at 1:41 AM, the Oakland Police Department
Communications Section received a call from a female caller who said there was a
disturbance with loud noises inside her home. Officers responded to the residence in the 2300 block of East 21st Street. When
officers arrived on scene, they detained a 53 year old male subject for psychiatric
What: Celebratory gunfire remains a problem in many cities, particularly during
the July 4th holiday season, and sadly, it often has tragic results when innocent
people are hit by the falling bullets and injured or killed. The reality is that any
bullet discharged from a gun, even into the sky, must land at some location, and
the risks are significant for injury or death.
What: Celebratory gunfire remains a problem in many cities, particularly during the July 4th holiday season, and sadly, it often has tragic results when innocent people are hit by the falling bullets and injured or killed. The reality is that any bullet discharged from a gun, even into the sky, must land at some location, and the risks are significant for injury or death.
On June 13, 2013, at 12:50 PM, Oakland Police officers responded to the area of 8th Avenue and International Boulevard on a report of a strong arm robbery that had just occurred. Upon arrival, officers were flagged down by witnesses. The victim pointed out the two female juvenile suspects and stated that they took his cell phone. The two suspects were arrested in connection with the strong arm robbery. The loss was recovered.
On Tuesday June 25, 2013, 70 members from the Oakland Police Department (OPD) and 13 youth from the Oakland Police Activities League (PAL) will participate in a nine-mile portion of the Northern California Law Enforcement Torch Run, benefiting Special Olympics Northern California. As of June 24, the OPD team has raised $9,620, bringing them close to their goal.
On June 6, 2013, at 3:02 AM, Oakland Police officers were dispatched to the
4200 block of 12th Street to investigate a report of commercial burglary at a
business. Soon after officers arrived, they heard a noise coming from the business.
On June 12, 2013, at approximately 10:57 PM, officers responded to a report of a
shooting in the 5800 block of Market Street. Additionally, Shotspotter Technology
confirmed one gunshot activation from the area of 58th Street and Market.
Oakland, CA —Monday, June 10, 2013, the Oakland Police Department (OPD) will be holding a graduation ceremony and celebration for its 34th Citizens Police Academy this evening at the OPD Eastmont Substation. Chief Sean Whent will be in attendance. Thirty-two community members successfully completed the 14-week course.
On Saturday, June 8, 2013, the Oakland Police Department will continue implementation of its Neighborhood Policing Plan, putting into place leadership and teams for each of five Police Districts that together encompass the entire City. Districts 4 and 5, in operation since March, cover East Oakland. Districts 1, 2, and 3, hinging on Lake Merritt, cover West Oakland, North Oakland, and Central Oakland.
On May 31, 2013, at 2:35 PM, Oakland Police officers were dispatched to the 400 block of 13th Street to investigate a report of a strong arm robbery. When the officers arrived, a group of citizens pointed out the victim, who had been assaulted and robbed of his belongings.