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 »
Oakland, CA – The Oakland Police Department is requesting assistance from the media and the public in locating missing person Mr. Robert Ware.
Mr. Ware is a male African American, 76 years old, 6’2”, 160 pounds, brown hair, and brown eyes. Unknown clothing.
He was last reported seen on Wednesday, October 1, 2014, in the 5400 block of Foothill Boulevard. more »
Oakland, CA — Today, September 22, 2014, the Oakland Police Department accepted 20 new police recruits, a welcome addition to the Department that increases current staffing to 684. When the 170th Academy graduates on October 31, 2014, the Department will have over 700 officers. We continue our efforts to grow the Police Department and increase public safety in the City of Oakland. more »