Oakland, CA —The Oakland Police Department would like to make the public aware of a kidnapping, robbery and sexual assault that occurred Sunday, January 10, 2016 just after 1:30 AM in 2300 block of Broadway.
Investigators have released this photo of the suspect, taken from video surveillance footage after the crimes were committed. more »
January 11, 2016
Oakland, CA – Homicide Section Lieutenant Roland Holmgren and Sergeant Leo Sanchez will be discussing the double homicide of Eduardo Childress and Larry Lovette that occurred on January 11, 2013, at 2:44PM in the 2300 block of East 17th Street. Investigators are requesting assistance from the media and the community regarding any information in this case. more »
Oakland, CA — On Thursday, January 7, 2016, the Oakland Police Department
and San Francisco Police Department arrested Cervando Sterling-Valdez, 22, of
San Francisco, in connection with the January 5, 2016 shooting that occurred in
the 1300 block of Broadway, injuring a bystander. more »
Oakland, CA — Today, January 8, 2016, at 10:00 AM, 33 members of the 173rd Oakland Police Basic Academy graduated at the Oakland Scottish Rite Center. Celebratory cheers from family and friends rang out as Lieutenant Sekou Millington announced the names of our new officers and welcomed them to the ranks of the Oakland Police Department. more »
Oakland’s progress as a sustainable city according to the Three E’s of Economy, Environment and (social) Equity is fully presented in the 2014-15 Sustainable Oakland Report. It features inspiring achievements by a full range of City departments and community partners, including progress in pursuit of Energy & Climate Action Plan goals. The many stories speak to Oakland’s efforts to protect our community and enhancethe environment. The Report’s release is timely, with Mayor Schaaf just back from the UN Climate Negotiations, where she discussed the critical role of cities in effectively responding to climate change and resilience. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call (510) 238-6954. more »
It’s not too late to prepare. The City of Oakland is preparing for more winter storms with above-average rainfall and strong winds. Residents and business owners also are urged to prepare. Two Weather Ready Workshops are being held in January to help Oakland residents and business owners prepare. more »
On Sunday, January 17th, Mayor Libby Schaaf will present the Oakland Citizen Humanitarian Award to Alex McElree for his outstanding work on behalf of the Oakland community at “In the Name of Love,” the 14th Annual Musical Tribute honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., an extensive civic and cultural event that pays homage through music, to one of the greatest humanitarians of our time. more »
To achieve equitable opportunities for all people and communities in Oakland, the City of Oakland is launching a new Department of Race and Equity, as approved by the Oakland City Council on June 30, 2015. more »
Today, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf sent a letter to NFL Executive Vice President Eric Grubman with an update on the progress Oakland has made in the City’s efforts to keep the Raiders in Oakland. more »
Oakland, CA – The Oakland Police Department and Fire Department are working together to plan for a safe holiday season in the City of Oakland.
Oakland’s Police Chief Sean Whent and Fire Chief Teresa Deloach Reed want you to celebrate New Year’s Eve safely and would like to remind everyone of the dangers and penalties associated with celebratory gunfire, any gunfire and the use of illegal fireworks. (See their public safety message at https://vimeo.com/150272375.) more »