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Find Your Area Commander & Your Community Resource Officer
Click here to find what Police Area you are in and the contact information for your Captain. (When you enter the address, be sure to include "Oakland")
Click on an Area link (below) to go to the webpage for that Area. You will see who the commander and his/her team is, find out crime stats, and have access to useful contact information here.
An interactive version of the Oakland Police Areas map is accessible here. Enter any Oakland address to find out what Area and Police Beat it is in.
- The Community Resource Officer Directory lists officers who are assigned to local neighborhoods. Community resource officers work with community members to help solve neighborhood issues.
- Neighborhood Services works with neighborhood groups across the City. You can find out when the group in your neighborhood meets and contact information here.
- The OPD Telephone Directory has useful contact information, too.
- If you'd like to know more about how to reach out to your Community Resource Officer, Area Captain, or other leaders in your neighborhood, go to Contact Us and look for How Can I Reach Out to My Community Resource Officer or to My Area Captain and Area Lieutenant?
Call Us Anonymously
Nixle Tip Watch Hotline
Call Emergency if a crime is in progress or you are in danger - 777-3211 (landline: 911)
Make an ANONYMOUS tip:
File a Complaint or Report Misconduct - Go to Quality of Service for guides and forms (in English, Chinese, Spanish, and Vietnamese).
Four ways to make anonymous tips using Nixle:
Please be aware that Nixle is not an appropriate place to enter information about things happening "now." Use the phone numbers above to alert us to a current action that you believe requires police attention.
If You See Crime, Report Crime
From the Daily Log
OPD Officers Arrest Suspect for Carjacking – On July 11, 2016, at about 1:17 AM, Oakland Police officers responded to the 2200 block of E. 12th Street on a call of an armed carjacking. Later that evening, at about 10:07 PM, an officer spotted the stolen vehicle and attempted to conduct a traffic stop. A short pursuit ensued. The suspect vehicle collided with parked vehicles in the 2500 block of 62nd Avenue. Officers were able to arrest one suspect.
More Daily Log stories are archived in the Police Community News section.