Oakland, CA —The Oakland Police Department is requesting the assistance of the
media and the public to help locate a man believed to be responsible for the
homicide of Isaac White, which occurred on January 4, 2012 at approximately 8:45
PM. Crime Stoppers of Oakland is offering a reward of up to $20,000 for information
leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect in this case.
We are committed to taking action and making demonstrable progress on the reforms
necessary to ensure that we meet our collective goal: that OPD operates under the
highest standards of policing, and that constitutional policing is inherent to police
culture and practice.
This week USA Today listed Oakland’s Chinatown as one of the top 10 places to celebrate the Lunar New Year, following on the heels of the New York Times listing Oakland as #5 in its annual 45 Places to go to in 2012, earlier this month.
This afternoon, Mayor Jean Quan and City Administrator Deanna J. Santana will release an amended policy budget for fiscal years 2011-13, to balance the budget following the loss of Redevelopment funding and a California Supreme Court ruling that set February 1, 2012 as the dissolution date of Redevelopment Agencies statewide.
Oakland CA.- On January 21, 2012, at 8:00 p.m. a crowd of approximately 60
persons peacefully assembled at Frank H. Ogawa Plaza. Oakland Police facilitated
a circuitous march through the downtown streets of Oakland between the hours of
9:00 p.m. and 11:30p.m.
The Oakland Police Department has learned that an assembly is planned to take
place on Saturday, January 21st, beginning at 8:00p.m.with a march to occur
afterward along an unplanned and unknown route from Frank H. Ogawa Plaza.
Traffic in downtown and West Oakland may be intermittently halted or rerouted.
Oakland, CA – On January 19, 2012 at 5:00 pm, the Oakland Police Departments
Gang and Guns Investigation Task Force (GITF) along with the Oakland Public
Schools Police received information that an individual was growing and selling
Marijuana from his residence located in the 700 Block of Brooklyn Ave., near the
Cleveland Elementary School.
Oakland, CA - The Oakland Police Department would like to make the public
aware of a series of armed robberies that have occurred to victims who have
responded to a Craigslist ad involving a vehicle for sale.
The California Supreme Court’s ruling regarding the elimination of Redevelopment Agencies statewide set February 1, 2012 as the dissolution date for Redevelopment Agencies. To comply with the timeline required to implement any layoffs and ensure a balanced budget by February 1, today the City of Oakland issued layoff notices to 1,464 full-time and more than 1,000 part-time/temporary employees. Nearly 2,500 employees working in departments throughout the City received notices.