Oakland, CA – On Saturday, May 31 and Sunday, June 1, 2014, Oakland Animal Services will take part in the fifth annual Maddie’s Pet Adoption Days. During this nationwide event, sponsored by Maddie’s Fund, dog and cat adoptions will be free to qualified homes. This year’s event will feature special activities including face painting, bake sale, live music, and gift bags for adopting families. more »
Oakland, CA — The Avoid the 21 DUI Task Force is deploying officers this holiday weekend at DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoints and DUI Saturation Patrols countywide to stop and arrest drunk or drugged drivers and to heighten awareness of the deadly combination that alcohol, drugs, and driving can have on this first holiday weekend of the summer season. more »
Oakland, CA – On behalf of Oakland Police Chief Sean Whent, Mayor Jean Quan, City Administrator Fred Blackwell and representatives from the Peralta Community College District, members of the media are invited to join us at the signing of an affiliation agreement between the City of Oakland and Peralta Community College District. more »
Oakland, CA – The Oakland Police Department has recently seen an increase in home invasion robberies. Reports received describe assailants entering the residence via an unlocked door or forcing entry. In many of these cases the homes have been occupied by the residents. more »
Oakland, CA – The Oakland Police Department reports that 7-year-old Kyianna
Orear, who had been reported missing, has been safely located.
This investigation is ongoing and anyone with
information is asked to contact the OPD Missing
Persons Unit at (510) 238-3641. more »
Oakland, CA – The Oakland Police Department is requesting assistance from
the media and the public in locating a missing child, Kyianna Orear.
Kyianna Orear is a female African American, 7 years old, 4' 0", 50 pounds,
with brown eyes and brown hair. She was last seen wearing a black shirt, blue
jeans and black tennis shoes. more »
Oakland, CA — The Oakland Police Department is requesting assistance from the media and the public in locating missing person Mr. King Carraway, Jr.
Mr. Carraway, Jr. is a male African American, 79 years old, 6’4”, 165 pounds, brown eyes, and gray hair. He was last seen wearing a blue jacket (blazer) and blue denim jeans. more »
Oakland CA – On Friday, May 9, 2014, from 4:00 to 7:00 PM, the Oakland Police Department (OPD) will open its doors to the community at its third annual Open House Event. The Open House, sponsored by OPD and the Oakland Police Foundation, will be held at the Police Administration Building on 455 - 7th Street. more »
Oakland, CA — On April 30, 2014, Oakland Police Officers arrested Cartier
Hunter, 25, of Oakland for the December 22, 2011 murder of Charles Butler, Jr.
Hunter was the second and only outstanding suspect in this investigation. This
arrest came after investigators spent long hours tracking down and following leads
that resulted in the arrest of Cartier Hunter. more »