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Area 1 (tan, Beats 1 - 7) is commanded by Captain Drennon Lindsey. Area 1 is the area traditionally known as West Oakland. It is bordered by the City of Emeryville and Area 2 on the north, Lake Merritt on the east, the Oakland Estuary on the south, and the Bay on the west. Area 1 is a diverse community with multiple thriving business districts, including Jack London Square, Downtown Oakland, and City Hall (Frank Ogawa Plaza).
Area 1 comprises ten community policing beats. If you would like to find the officer who is assigned to your neighborhood or business location, click on the map to find out what area and beat you live in.
Problem-solving officers have been assigned to work with community members to help solve neighborhood issues. The Problem-Solving Officer Directory lists the commanding sergeant and specific problem-solving officer assigned to every community policing beat and corresponding Neighborhood Crime Prevention Councils.
Area 1 Leadership
Area 1 Command Staff
|Capt. Drennon Lindsey, Area 1 Commander||(510) 238-3976||DLindsey@oaklandnet.com|
|The Operations Commander is responsible for the deployment of Patrol resources to accomplish specific crime reduction objectives.|
|Lt. Carlos Gonzalez, Operations Commander (AM)||Lt. Michael Weisenberg, Operations Commander (PM)|
|(510) 238-7339||(510) 238-3956|
The Special Resource Commander is responsible for the deployment of the specialized units to accomplish specific crime reduction objectives:
Lt. Michelle Allison, Special Resource Commander
|Officer Qiana Johnson, Burglary Investigator||Qjohnson@oaklandnet.com |
|Officer Marcos Campos, Robbery Investigator||Mcampos@oaklandnet.com|
Area 1 Weekly Crime Statistics
ShotSpotter technology helps police fight gun violence, delivering instant, precise and detailed data that alerts them to gunfire and helps them respond more quickly, more safely and more effectively.
For the 2013 ShotSpotter reports, go to the 2013 Crime Statistics page.
Tweets from Area 1 - Lt. Mike Weisenberg
Area 1 Neighborhood Service Coordinators
Find Your Neighborhood Services Coordinator
If you know what area and neighborhood you live in, you can find your Neighborhood Services Coordinator in the linked table. (If you do not know, use this map of the City to find what area and beat you live in.)