Oakland, CA — On Friday, October 31, 2014, at 10:00 AM, 35 members of the 170th Oakland Police Recruit Academy will graduate at the Scottish Rite Center.
The diversity of Oakland is reflected in the class with many of the graduates speaking a second language, including Spanish, Cantonese, Hindi, Urdu, Japanese, Korean, and Russian. Fifteen class members are college graduates more »
Oakland, CA – Oakland Police Chief Sean Whent, along with homicide investigators will be available to discuss the recent arrest of the suspect responsible for the death of Perla Avina who was shot and killed on October 26, 2014, just after 12:30 PM, in the 500 block of 98th Avenue. more »
The external evaluation firm for Measure Y, Resource
Development Associates (RDA), is completing their latest evaluation assessing program participant data across the entire span of the initiative. Participants of Measure Y service programs have consistently shown greater reductions in arrests
and convictions over the life of the Measure. more »
Oakland, CA – Oakland Police Department Homicide Investigators are requesting assistance from the community regarding a homicide that occurred yesterday, of 30 year old Perla Avina, who was shot and killed.
On October 26, 2014, just after 12:30 PM, victim Avina, who was a passenger in a vehicle traveling southbound in the 400-600 block of 98th Avenue, was shot. more »
Oakland, CA —On October 23, 2014, the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office charged Bennie D. Williams, 26, of Oakland with the murder of Mr. Warner Willis, 78, who was killed Sunday, October 19, 2014, in the 1400 block Chestnut Street. more »
Oakland’s economy continues booming, with most City revenues continuing strong growth that will help the Administration speed up police academies, rebuild its workforce and restore public services. more »
The vision for Coliseum City and its revitalization of East Oakland took a big step forward Tuesday when the City Council voted 6-1 in closed session to extend talks with a negotiating team that has brought a new investor to the table. more »
On Thursday, October 30, the City of Oakland will present analysis and recommendations for how an electric streetcar on tracks or an enhanced bus service might better serve the growing number of downtown workers and visitors, while attracting future private investment along Broadway, downtown Oakland’s central spine. The open house will be held on Thursday, October 30, from 6 to 8 p.m., in Hearing Room 3 at Oakland City Hall, 1 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza. more »