Oakland, CA — On December 14, 2013, an Oakland Gun Buyback event will be held at Youth UpRising on 8711 MacArthur Boulevard. Part of a statewide gun buyback initiative, the event is co-hosted by Youth UpRising in partnership with Gun by Gun, an organization founded in 2013 to prevent gun violence by reducing the number of unwanted and illegal guns in the community while creating an outlet for community action on the issue of gun violence prevention. Chief Sean Whent will be there to kick off the event at 9:00 AM.
On Thursday, December 5, 2013, the Oakland Police Department held a year-end awards ceremony to acknowledge the outstanding work of the men and woman in the Department. In addition to honoring police officers and civilian employees, Interim Chief Sean When presented Oakland citizen Dan Gale with a Chief’s Certificate of Commendation
Oakland, CA — On Thursday, December 5, 2013, the Oakland Police Department (OPD) announced that the information on its U-Visa website has been translated into Spanish and Chinese. In keeping with its mission to serve the community, OPD is pushing to make this information widely available.
Oakland, CA — On Monday, December 2, 2013 the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office charged Christian Hall, 44, in connection with the November 22, 2013 murder of his aunt, Melinda Thomas, 59, of Oakland.
Oakland, CA — The Oakland Police Department is requesting assistance from the media and the public in locating missing person Michael Evans.
Evans is a white male, 62 years old, 6’1, 170 pounds, brown eyes, and gray hair. He was last seen on Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 10:00 AM.
Oakland, CA — Oakland Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a
DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint on, December 13 and 20th, 2013, at an
undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 3:00
Oakland, CA —The Oakland Police Department has received a grant of $175,000
from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for a year-long program aimed
at preventing deaths and injuries on our roadways through special enforcement
and public awareness efforts.
Oakland, CA — On Saturday, November 23, 2013, from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM, in
the 9800 block of Bancroft Avenue, the Oakland Police Department’s Police
Activities League (PAL) program continues its holiday tradition of providing
turkeys to community members.