Oakland, CA – Oakland Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a
DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint on Friday, June 22nd, 2012, at an undisclosed
location within the city limits between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 2:00 a.m. DUI
checkpoints are a proven enforcement tool effective in reducing the number of
persons killed and injured in alcohol involved crashes. Research shows that crashes
involving alcohol drop by an average of 20 percent when well-publicized
checkpoints are conducted often enough.
Oakland, CA – The Oakland Police Department wishes to clarify that 30-day crime
reduction statistics released on June 6th, linked to enhanced community involvement
and improved coordination of enforcement strategies, were incorrectly cited. The
results posted were correctly attributed to the Department’s Bureau of Field Operations
2 rather than citywide totals. A correct summary of crime for the city and each Bureau
are provided below for the specified 30-day period, 4/07/12 through 5/4/12 compared to
5/05/12 through 6/01/12.
Oakland, CA – The City of Oakland’s Police Department is now accepting applications for the position of Police Officer Trainee. This is a special opportunity to pursue a challenging and rewarding career in law enforcement with one of the best police agencies in the State.
Oakland, CA – On June 3, 2012 at 2:10 PM, the Oakland Police Department responded
to a report of an armed robbery in the 900 block of Center Street. When officers
arrived on scene they located two male victims, ages 16 and 19.
SAN FRANCISCO – The results of a long term pro-active enforcement operation, designed to address violent crime in the Oakland, Calif., area, were announced today by United States Attorney Melinda Haag; Acting Special Agent in Charge Scot C. Thomasson of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) Project Gideon III; and Chief Howard Jordan of the Oakland Police Department, during a press conference in Oakland.
Oakland, CA –On May 24, 2012 at 9:31 PM gun shots were reported in the 5800
block of International Boulevard. Two Alameda County Sheriff Deputies, who
were patrolling the area, also reported they heard the gun shots.
Oakland, CA — The 100% Strong Peace Event, Saturday June 2, 2012, is the
first in a series of community events to promote a safe city for children and
families in Oakland. Our aim is to support Oakland families and neighborhoods
by creating events that empower citizens to work with others to end the violence.
We strongly believe that Oakland can become a safe, healthy city if we all work