Oakland, CA – In collaboration with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF), the Oakland Police Department has established a gun tip line. Public information fliers are now available in English, Spanish, Chinese, and Korean (attached).
The American Public Works Association Northern California Chapter is honoring several members of Oakland’s Public Works Agency at its annual award ceremony today. Derin Minor, Facilities Services Manager has been selected as APWA Employee of the Year for his outstanding work
Yesterday marked the last day of employment with the City of
Oakland for about 21 employees whose jobs were eliminated as part of the City’s effort to close a $28 million budget gap created by the elimination of
Redevelopment Agencies statewide on February 1, 2012. A total of 129 positions were cut from departments citywide.
On February 20, 2012, at 11:43 p.m., a uniformed Oakland Police Officer
attempted to conduct a traffic enforcement stop in 2000 block of 62nd avenue on a
vehicle associated to a robbery, which had just occurred in the area.
Oakland, CA — On February 16, 2012 at approximately 10:45 pm, two victims
were approached by two suspects in the 3300 block of Grand avenue, and robbed
at gunpoint. When officers responded, one of the victims advised the officers that
tracking software was installed on his iPad.
Oakland, CA – The City of Oakland is currently recruiting for the position of Police Officer Trainee with the Oakland Police Department. “This is an exciting time for the organization,” stated Chief Howard Jordan. He went on to say, “hiring more police officers will certainly help us do our jobs of providing public safety services to the residents of Oakland.”
Oakland, CA — The Oakland Police Department would like to make the public
aware of a reported attempted sexual assault. A 37-year-old female informed
investigators that on February 14, 2012, at 10:00 a.m., she was walking in the 2800
block of East 10th Street to her home. The victim said she entered her front door to
the residence, and was approached by a stranger from behind and physically forced
inside at knife point. The victim reported that the suspect forced her down to the
floor where he attempted to sexually assault her while holding her at knife point.
Oakland Mayor Jean Quan highlighted new developments in Oakland that will help drive the Bay Area’s future at the 2012 Economic Summit hosted by the SF Business Times on February 14, 2012. Both Mayor Quan and San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee were featured speakers.
Oakland, CA – Two arrests of protestors were made late yesterday evening during anti-police and
Occupy Oakland activity. A female was arrested for battery on a peace officer and
resisting, delaying, or obstructing arrest and a male protestor was arrested for
attempting to unlawfully intervene. Identities of the arrested were being confirmed
during the booking process at the time of this release.