On Saturday March 19, 2011, a team of Oakland Police Officers will participate in the St.Baldrick’s foundation fundraiser for cancer research at Children’s Hospital. As a sign of solidarity with children suffering from cancer, officers raised money through sponsorships of family and friends, and on Saturday they will shave their heads!
Mayor Jean Quan and Council Member Jane Brunner
will host a Town Hall meeting with residents of District 1 (North Oakland) on
Saturday, April 2, 10 am-12:30 pm at the North Oakland Senior Center, 5714
Martin Luther King, Jr. Way. This is the third in a series of seven meetings designed
to more closely connect City services with neighborhood needs.
Each year, 160,000 children are diagnosed with cancer worldwide. Cancer is the number one disease killer of children in the U.S. and Canada. OPD has formed a team to participate in this Saturday’s St. Baldrick’s fundraiser at Children’s Hospital. All are welcome to come cheer us on!
March 2010, the Oakland Police Department Communications
Section welcomed 11 dispatcher trainees to their team. student has worked diligently and tirelessly to complete the lengthy training program.
With the opening of the 140,000-square-foot Target store on the Oakland-Emeryville border, the retailer brings job opportunities and an additional shopping option for Oakland residents and much-needed revenue for the City of Oakland. To assist Target, the City of Oakland assembled a multi-agency team to work in partnership with the retailer’s construction and development team in order to open the store on budget and ahead of schedule.
OPD will be conducting a DUI/Drivers License checkpoint on Friday, March 4, 2011, from 6:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. In an effort to reduce the number of persons killed and injured in alcohol involved crashes, DUI checkpoints are conducted to identify offenders and get them off the street, as well as educate the public on the dangers of impaired driving.
In her ongoing effort to more closely connect City
services with neighborhood needs, Mayor Jean Quan will host a second Town Hall
meeting with residents of District 6 (East Oakland from Redwood Road to
Edwards/73rd Avenue). The Town Hall will be held Saturday, March 5, 11:30-1:30
at Havenscourt Middle School, 1390 66th Avenue.
The Northern California Chapter of the American Public Works Association is celebrating the achievements of employees and projects from public works agencies throughout the Bay Area in its annual event.