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 »
Oakland, CA – Operation Cross Country is a national enforcement action that is coordinated through the Innocence Lost National Initiative, which is a partnership between the FBI, local law enforcement partners, the U.S. Department of Justice, and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
The FBI reports that six juveniles, who were being victimized through prostitution, were rescued throughout the Bay Area during Operation Cross Country. more »
Oakland, CA – On Tuesday, June 24, 2014, members of the Oakland Police Department, family, and friends will participate in the Northern California Law Enforcement Torch Run, benefiting Special Olympics Northern California. The Torch Run is a year-round fundraising campaign that culminates every June at the Special Olympics Northern California Summer Games. Money raised supplies Special Olympics athletes with clothing, equipment, transportation, and the support needed while they push themselves to accomplish goals they never imagined. more »
The Oakland Police Department has reached its highest level of compliance yet in a decade-old reform effort, according to a new report by the federal court official overseeing the department’s efforts. more »
The City of Oakland, Oakland Unified School District and Alameda County Community Food Bank today announced joint summer meal programs to provide local children free breakfast, lunch and snack during the school break. more »
Oakland, CA – The Oakland Police Department would like to make the public aware of a reported sexual assault.
A 13-year-old female reported that on June 6, 2014, at 11:00 AM, she was walking in the 9200 block of Coral Road when a vehicle pulled alongside of her. The occupants forced her into the vehicle at gunpoint and sexually assaulted her. more »