On March 25, 2013, at 9:45 PM, Oakland Police officers responded to the area of
Alcatraz and Telegraph Avenue on a report of an armed robbery. The victim and
witnesses were able to direct officers to an AC Transit bus that the suspects used as
their getaway vehicle.
The City of Oakland administrative offices will be closed on Monday, April 1 for a mandatory business closure day.
While the City’s administrative employees are out of the office, if a situation arises that requires more staffing, the City has a plan in place to call in additional resources. Police, fire and emergency services are not affected during the holidays or business closures.
On March 21, 2013, at 12:00 PM, Oakland Police received information regarding
an individual who was in violation of his parole agreement and illegally carrying a
firearm in the 7800 block of MacArthur Boulevard. Officers located and safely
arrested the adult male suspect and recovered a loaded firearm.
Oakland, CA — Oakland Police Investigators have released video surveillance of a
suspect in connection with an attempted kidnapping of a 9-year-old girl. (Video
surveillance link shows the suspect
walking on the side walk and the suspect’s vehicle (being parked and then
later leaving the area).
Oakland, CA - For the fourth straight year, a team of Oakland police officers will
participate in the Annual St. Baldrick’s fundraiser at Children’s Hospital.
Come join us this Saturday, March 30, 2013, at 11:00 AM to cheer the officers on
as they shave their heads in solidarity with kids fighting cancer.
Oakland, CA —Today, the 51 recruits comprising the Oakland Police
Department’s 167th Recruit Academy began their 27-week training. Police Chief
Howard A. Jordan, joined by his command staff, addressed the recruits, welcoming
them to the law enforcement family and emphasized how important the role and
responsibility a police officer has in the community.
Oakland, CA — Friday, March 22, 2013 at 10:00 AM, the 166th Oakland Police
Academy graduated at the Scottish Rite Center. This is the first Oakland Police
Department graduation in over four years.