Oakland, CA - On April 23, 2012, at 12:00 pm, Oakland’s Police Chief Howard
Jordan was joined by Mayor Jean Quan, City Administrator Deanna Santana, select
Oakland Police Department command staff and members of the community during
a press conference to discuss improvements to Crowd Management policy and
The Oakland Police Department is committed to becoming a national leader in crowd management by reforming and improving its policies and practices. Today Chief Jordan, Mayor Jean Quan and City Administrator Deanna J. Santana announced a series of new procedures – some already underway – that OPD is adopting to reform its approach to crowd management.
Oakland, CA — On Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 3:16pm, a shooting occurred in
the 6500 block of Eastlawn Street. When officers arrived on scene they discovered
one adult, male suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Paramedics arrived on
scene and pronounced the victim deceased.
Over 4,000 volunteers are expected to participate in Oakland’s 18th annual Earth Day event, the City’s largest volunteer event. The event takes place at over 90 locations through the City, providing volunteers an opportunity to beautify Oakland’s parks, creeks, street medians and community gardens. Activities include removing litter, weeding non-native invasive plants, removing graffiti and planting.
WHAT: Oakland’s Earth Day, volunteer cleanup and beautification event
WHEN: Saturday, April 21, 2012 from 9:00 a.m. to 12 Noon
WHERE: Over 90 locations throughout Oakland
WHO: City of Oakland & community volunteers
Oakland, CA —The Oakland Police Department would like to make the public
aware of a picture taken by video surveillance that shows a vehicle police believe
was used in connection with the April 11, 2012 shooting that occurred in the 7000
block of Elverton Drive.