Oakland, CA —The Oakland Police Department has received a grant of $175,000
from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for a year-long program aimed
at preventing deaths and injuries on our roadways through special enforcement
and public awareness efforts.
The City of Oakland administrative offices will be closed on Thursday, November 28 and Friday, November 29, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. While the City’s administrative employees are out of the office, if a situation arises that requires more staffing, the City has a plan in place to call in additional resources. Police, fire and emergency services are not affected during the holiday.
Oakland, CA — On Saturday, November 23, 2013, from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM, in
the 9800 block of Bancroft Avenue, the Oakland Police Department’s Police
Activities League (PAL) program continues its holiday tradition of providing
turkeys to community members.
Oakland Public Works Agency has received more than 190 requests for assistance with downed trees, branches and other debris related to the winds as of 11 a.m. today. Public Works crews are busy responding to the most urgent ones first and then will continue to work their way through the requests for service.
To make a request for service, please choose one of the following:
You can submit a Service Request online, by phone, by email or by mobile app:
Phone: (510) 615-5566
Mobile App: http://seeclickfix.com/oakland
The City of Oakland Public Works Agency has received more than 190 requests for assistance with downed trees, branches and other debris related to the winds as of 11 a.m. today. Public Works crews are busy responding to the most urgent ones first and then will continue to work their way through the requests for service.
In the spirit of the holidays and to stimulate shopping in Oakland’s commercial districts in support of local merchants, the City of Oakland will offer free parking every Saturday between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, plus Plaid Friday which is November 29.
Oakland, CA — For the last 23 years, Ms. Maryann Mitchell of the Oakland Police
Department’s Identification Section has been giving to Oakland Families who are
less fortunate and in need during the holidays.
Ms. Mitchell along with her family and volunteers from the Evangelistic Outreach
Association prepares bags of food that include a turkey.
Oakland, CA — On Tuesday, November 19, the Oakland Police Department (OPD) added a new page, U-Visa, to its website. A form of witness protection, the U-Visa is a non-immigrant, temporary visa, which allows a victim who has suffered substantial physical or mental abuse from certain crimes (specified in federal law), and who provides information that has, is, or will assist law enforcement in the investigation or prosecution of the crimes, to remain in the United States for up to 4 years.
Oakland, CA — Last Saturday, November 16, 2013, the suspect who was wanted in connection with the armed robbery of an 11- year-old boy that occurred on November 1, 2013, at 7:20 AM, surrendered himself to the Oakland Police Department.