Oakland, CA –The Oakland Police Department has received a grant of $90,000 from the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) for a year-long program aimed at preventing the unlawful sale of alcoholic beverages, including illegal sales to minors, through special enforcement and public awareness efforts. more »
The City Council approved Tuesday night millions of dollars in investments Mayor Jean Quan and the City Administrator’s Office proposed for public safety, job creation, restoring City services and increasing reserves. more »
Oakland, CA – The Oakland Police Department and Fire Department are
working together to plan for a safe 4th of July in the City of Oakland.
Oakland’s Police Chief Sean Whent and Fire Chief Teresa Deloach Reed want you to celebrate Independence Day safely and would like to remind everyone of the dangers and penalties associated with celebratory firearm discharges and the use of illegal fireworks more »
The Friday Summer Nights Program(s) are set to kick-off in East and West Oakland on July 11, 2014 and will run through August 15, 2014, Fridays from 6:00PM to 9:00PM. All events are free and open to the public. In East Oakland, the program locations are at Carter Gilmore Park, 1390 66th Avenue; and Willie Wilkins Park, 1100 98th Avenue. The West Oakland program takes place at 3233 Market Street (at the intersection of Brockhurst and Market). These events include free food, games, entertainment and raffles for all ages. The goal of these gatherings is to change community norms around violence through community engagement and empowerment. more »
Oakland, CA — The Oakland Police Department is committed to combating sex trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation. On Friday June 27, 2014 the Oakland Police Department launched a new Human Trafficking section on the Department’s website. more »
Oakland, CA — The Oakland Police Department is requesting assistance from the media and the public in locating missing person Boston Mario Fortenberry.
Fortenberry is an African American male, 15 years old, 6’1”, 190 pounds, brown hair, and brown eyes. He was wearing a tie dyed shirt, blue shorts and blue athletic shoes. more »
A firefighter was seriously injured this morning at the Oakland International Airport when a vehicle he was driving rolled over during a drill. The incident occurred at 11:43 a.m. during a simulated red alert drill to test emergency response time to incidents on the airport grounds. more »