Adopt an animal for free on June 12 or 13 and make $500 for the shelter!
OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA (June 1, 2010)—There will be a real “Free Fur All” when Oakland Animal Services, a division of the Oakland Police Department, joins in the “Maddie’s Matchmaker Adoptathon” on Saturday, June 12, and Sunday, June 13. That weekend, Maddie’s Fund will cover all adoption costs for both dogs and cats. more »
June 6, 2010 Oakland PD, El Cerrito PD, Martinez PD, Benicia PD and Hercules PD hosted the Bike the Bridges benefiting Special Olympics Northern California. The event raised over $58,000.00 dollars for the program. The Oakland PD team, consisting of 35 officers, sergeants and lieutenants, raised over $8,000.00. more »
Beware of alarm company representatives using deceptive sale tactics and/or alarm company representative impersonators. Alarm scams are usually on the rise during the summer months. Many of these representatives or impersonators target homes with existing security systems . . . homes with signs in the yard and/or stickers in the windows. more »
(Oakland), Calif. – If you’re planning to hit the road for a late spring or early summer getaway, be sure that everyone in the car wears their seat belt on every trip, day and night. Law enforcement throughout the state, including the Oakland Police Department, will be looking for unbelted drivers and passengers as part of the 2010 Click It or Ticket mobilization, May 24 – June 6. This year, fines and fees have increased from $132 to $142 for first time adult seat belt violations. For children under 16, the fine is now $445 for a first time offense. more »
OAKLAND, (CALIF)- Oakland Police Department will serve numerous search warrants, arrest warrants and conduct probation/parole searches of individuals involved in the criminal activities associated with a known gang.
This operation started in January of 2010 and is a result of the Oakland Police Department’s first 90-day violent crime reduction plan. more »
The Oakland Police Department will be conducting a DUI/Drivers License checkpoint on Saturday, May 15th, 2010, from 6:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. In an effort to reduce the number of persons killed and injured in alcohol involved crashes, DUI checkpoints are conducted to identify offenders and get them off the street, as well as educate the public on the dangers of impaired driving. more »
The Oakland Police Department wants to publicly express our concern over the incident involving a deer in East Oakland on Saturday. The shooting of the deer by police officers is an unfortunate event and we are disturbed by the situation. more »
The Oakland Police Department will honor the officers who have made the ultimate sacrifice and given their lives while performing the duties of an Oakland Police Officer. The 14th Annual Police Officer Memorial will take place in the lobby of the Oakland Police Administration Building (P.A.B.) at 455 7th St at 10:30 A.M. more »
Oakland (CA) – On April 24, 2010, at 11:18 pm, Oakland Police Officers were dispatched to 68th Avenue and International Boulevard on a report of a vehicle crashing into a house. Prior to the collision, a CHP unit had attempted to stop a black 1997 Chevy Camaro that was traveling eastbound in the 5900 block of International Boulevard at an approximate speed of 85 mph. more »
The Oakland Police Department wants to make the public aware of several robberies that have taken
place during the month of April. The victims are being lured by ads featuring vehicles and other items
for sale in Oakland. The victims arrive at the designated meeting place and are robbed at gun point. The
suspects have been described as African-American males between 25-30 years old. more »