Oakland, CA – On behalf of Chief Sean Whent, members of the media are invited
to join Oakland City leadership, key community leaders, and the men and women
of the Oakland Police Department as we celebrate the promotion of members of all
ranks and positions within the Department.
Oakland, CA — The Oakland Police Department is requesting assistance from
media and the community regarding any information that can help identify the
responsible person(s) for an assault on an 82-year-old man. The assault occurred on
December 24, 2013, in the area of 9th Avenue and East 28th Street between the
hours of 11:00 PM and 11:35 PM.
Oakland, CA —Oakland Police Department investigators have released this sketch
of the person whom they believe is responsible for kidnapping a 19-year-old female
on January 1, 2014 at 8:30 PM, in the 200 block of 17th Street
The suspect is described as an African-American male in his mid-twenties to early
thirties, 5’7”- 5’8”, 180 pounds, with a medium complexion. He was wearing a gray
hooded parka that covered his head and dark pants. He had a strong odor of
Oakland, CA —Today, Oakland Police Investigators released a photo of the vehicle they believe to be involved in a collision and deadly shooting that occurred in the 5800 block of Market Street on June 12, 2013 at approximately 10:57 PM.
In hopes of hearing from anyone who may have witnessed or may have information about what happened to Aya Nakano the night he was killed, his family has increased the reward money to $100,000.
Oakland, CA – Oakland Police Investigators will release a photo of the vehicle
they believe involved in a collision and deadly shooting of Aya Nakano that
occurred on June 12, 2013, at approximately 10:57 PM, in the 5800 block of
Oakland Public Library is starting off 2014 with a fun contest for teens that allows them to make their mark on the Main Library…permanently! With a grant through Keep Oakland Beautiful, we are going to transform the drab cement trash cans outside of the Main Library on Madison Street into beautiful mosaic murals.
Oakland, CA — On January 1, 2014 at 8:30 PM, it was reported that a 19-year-old
female was walking in the 200 block of 17th Street when she was approached by a
stranger, who had appeared from between two parked cars.
The suspect grabbed the victim by wrapping both of his arms around her,
threatened that he had a gun, and began dragging her down the sidewalk.
On Sunday, January 19th, Oakland Mayor Jean Quan will present the City of Oakland Citizen Humanitarian Award to Carol Johnson for her outstanding work on behalf of the Oakland community at “In the Name of Love,” the 12th Annual Musical Tribute honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., an extensive civic and cultural event that pays homage through music, to one of the greatest humanitarians of our time. The 2014 musical entertainment includes singer/songwriter/actor Martin Luther McCoy, the Marcus Shelby Jazz Orchestra featuring the Dynamic Ms. Faye Carol; the powerful 65-voice Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir; and the 275-voice Oakland Children’s Community Choir backed up by the Oaktown Jazz Workshops. Nikki Thomas, KBLX will serve as emcee.