Oakland, CA — Mayor Quan, Police Chief Jordan and Fire Chief Reed will gather
with over 190 Police Officers, Firefighters, and other City Employees in Frank
Ogawa Plaza tonight at 5:30 pm and then fan out throughout the City of Oakland to
visit some of the record setting number of 605 National Night Out block parties
taking place around the City.
Mayor Quan, Police Chief Jordan and Fire Chief Reed will gather with over 190 Police Officers, Firefighters, and other City Employees in Frank Ogawa Plaza tonight at 5:30 pm and then fan out throughout the City of Oakland to
visit some of the record setting number of 605 National Night Out block parties taking place around the City.
Oakland, CA — The Oakland Police Department would like to make the public
aware of an attempt sexual assault. A 54- year old female reported that on July 26, 2012,
at 9:00 AM, she was walking her small dog in the 2200 block of 55th Avenue when she
was approached by a stranger who reportedly hit her on the head with an unknown object
and then physically forced her to the ground. While on the ground the suspect physically
assaulted and then attempted to sexually assault the victim. During the assault the victim
kicked and punched the suspect, and yelled for help. The suspect then ran from the scene.
Oakland, CA —On August 1, 2012, Oakland Police Chief Howard Jordan,
Assistant Chief Anthony Toribio and Finance Director Gil Garcia were joined by
the city’s Information Technology (IT) Director Ken Gordon and Public Safety
Manager Ahsan Baig as they addressed the media regarding the recently
released,” Police Technology Performance Audit: FY 2006-07 through 2010-11.”
The California Resource Recovery Association will hold its 36th Annual Conference & Tradeshow at the Oakland Convention Center, Monday through Wednesday, August 6-8, 2012. Upwards of six hundred recycling professionals and advocates from around California and beyond are expected to attend.
The City of Oakland’s wildly successful flagship festival, Art & Soul Oakland, ventures into its 12th year by adding a late-night bash and cutting-edge art show to its long established reputation as one of the region’s top music festivals.
Oakland, CA – Oakland’s Police Chief Howard Jordan, Assistant Police Chief Anthony
Toribio, Director Gil Garcia and City DIT Ken Gordon will be discussing recent media
inquiries regarding the Police Technology Performance Audit FY 2006-07 Through
2010-11 recently released.
Oakland, CA — Oakland Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a
DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint on Friday, August 10, 2012, at an undisclosed
location within the city limits between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 2:00 a.m. DUI
checkpoints are a proven enforcement tool effective in reducing the number of
persons killed and injured in alcohol involved crashes. Research shows that crashes
involving alcohol drop by an average of 20 percent when well-publicized
checkpoints are conducted often enough.