The City of Oakland has experienced significant protest events for the past two days. In preparation for ongoing actions, our outside agency partners have committed additional resources to assist us and we will work diligently to protect our city. The California Highway Patrol is assigning significantly more officers to maintain control of the freeways leaving additional Oakland Police officers to police the streets. more »
Oakland, CA — On Friday, October 31, 2014, at 10:00 AM, 35 members of the 169th Oakland Police Recruit Academy graduated at the Scottish Rite Center.
Oakland Police Chief Sean Whent was joined by Mayor Jean Quan and City Administrator Henry Garner, his command and Training staff. more »
Oakland, CA – The Oakland Police Department realizes that this holiday weekend will be busy with many planned events. Our priority is public safety; therefore, we have increased staffing citywide. We are also directing resources to prevent illegal car stunts and dangerous driving. We want to ensure that everyone has a safe weekend. more »
Oakland, CA — On Friday, October 31, 2014, at 10:00 AM, 35 members of the 170th Oakland Police Recruit Academy will graduate at the Scottish Rite Center.
The diversity of Oakland is reflected in the class with many of the graduates speaking a second language, including Spanish, Cantonese, Hindi, Urdu, Japanese, Korean, and Russian. Fifteen class members are college graduates more »
Oakland, CA – Oakland Police Chief Sean Whent, along with homicide investigators will be available to discuss the recent arrest of the suspect responsible for the death of Perla Avina who was shot and killed on October 26, 2014, just after 12:30 PM, in the 500 block of 98th Avenue. more »
Oakland, CA – Oakland Police Department Homicide Investigators are requesting assistance from the community regarding a homicide that occurred yesterday, of 30 year old Perla Avina, who was shot and killed.
On October 26, 2014, just after 12:30 PM, victim Avina, who was a passenger in a vehicle traveling southbound in the 400-600 block of 98th Avenue, was shot. more »
Oakland, CA —On October 23, 2014, the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office charged Bennie D. Williams, 26, of Oakland with the murder of Mr. Warner Willis, 78, who was killed Sunday, October 19, 2014, in the 1400 block Chestnut Street. more »
Oakland, CA – The Oakland Police Department is requesting assistance from the media and the public in locating missing person Mr. Michael Kilroy.
Mr. Kilroy is a male Caucasian, 55 years old, 5’3”, 150 pounds, gray hair, and blue eyes. more »
Oakland, CA – Today, the Oakland Police Department held a media availability requesting assistance from the community regarding a homicide that occurred 5 years ago.
Homicide victim Phat Vinh Le, 20, was murdered on October 10, 2009 as he was returning home from work. more »