Oakland, CA —Today Oakland Interim Police Chief Sean C. Whent was joined by
California Highway Patrol (CHP) Golden Gate Division Sector Chief Paul Fontana,
Acting Commander Steve Larson of the Oakland Area CHP, Assistant District
Attorney Kevin Dunleavy and Deputy District Attorney Elgin Lowe, and
representatives from the U.S. Marshal’s Office to announce the recent disposition of
the criminal prosecution involving four suspects in connection with the attempted
murder of CHP Officer S. Deise, which occurred on July 21, 2012.
As the Golden State Warriors advance to game five of the NBA Western Conference semifinal series, the City of Oakland has pumped up its lighting display at Oakland City Hall to celebrate the Warriors’ thrilling post-season performance.
On April 22, 2013 at 1:181 PM, in the 1000 block of International Boulevard,
Oakland Police officers were flagged down by a witness to a strong arm
robbery. Thanks to witnesses’ detailed descriptions of the suspects and their
vehicle, police quickly apprehended the suspects. Three male adult suspects
were arrested in connection with the robbery.
Oakland, CA—Today Mayor Jean Quan and City Administrator Deanna J. Santana announced a new executive leadership team of the Oakland Police Department headed by Sean Whent, who has been appointed Interim Chief of Police, effective immediately.
Today Mayor Jean Quan and City Administrator Deanna J. Santana announced a new executive leadership team of the Oakland Police Department headed by Sean Whent, who has been appointed Interim Chief of Police, effective immediately. Interim Chief Whent has moved quickly to stabilize the leadership of the Oakland Police Department by announcing appointments to his leadership team.
On May 9, 2013 at 12:51 PM, Oakland Police officers responded to the area around Lake Merritt on a report of a robbery that just occurred. The victims on scene were able to provide officers with a description of the suspects, the suspect vehicle, and a license plate number.
Oakland CA – On Friday, May 10, 2013, from 4:00 to 7:00 PM, the Oakland Police Department (OPD) will open its doors to the community at its second annual Open House Event. The Open House, sponsored by OPD and the Oakland Police Foundation, will be held at the Police Administration Building on 455 - 7th Street.
Oakland Parks and Recreation is pleased to announce that Annalee Allen has been chosen as Oakland’s 2013 Mother of the Year. Raised in Berkeley, Annalee graduated from UCLA with a degree in Art History before settling in Oakland with her husband Jim in 1978. She is the mother of three sons. The honoree will be recognized during the Oakland Mother of the Year Award Ceremony, 10:30 a.m., on Saturday, May 11, 2013 at the Morcom Rose Garden, 700 Jean Street.
May is Older Americans Month. This year’s theme is Unleash the Power of Age. Mayor Jean Quan will welcome seniors and advocates for seniors to the Veterans’ Memorial Building/Downtown Oakland Senior Center, 200 Grand Avenue, Oakland, on Thursday May 23, 2013, from 9am to Noon, to discuss issues and opportunities facing seniors.