Oakland, CA – Today, May 25, 2012 the Oakland Police Department held a press conference
addressing recent arrests, gun recoveries and improved Shot Spotter technology being used
by the Oakland Police Department.
Oakland, CA – Chief Howard Jordan will be discussing the details of recent arrests, gun
recoveries and the Shot Spotter system. Mayor Jean Quan and Shot Spotter
representatives will be attending.
This afternoon, Mayor Jean Quan and City Administrator Deanna J. Santana released a proposed Mid-cycle Policy Budget for fiscal years 2012-13, to maintain a balanced budget for the second year of the two-year budget cycle. For the first time in 4 years, there are no service or staff cuts proposed.
Oakland, CA – On May 16, 2012 at 10:40 AM the Oakland Police Department responded
the area of 73rd Avenue and Spencer Street on a report of a burglary. When officers
arrived on scene, witnesses provided a description of the vehicle used by the suspects
during the burglary as well as a description of suspects. It was reported that three
firearms were taken during the burglary.
Oakland CA – On Friday, May 25th, the Oakland Police Department (OPD) in
partnership with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
(NCMEC) will observe National Missing Children’s Day this year by participating
in the national Take 25 child safety campaign. “This is an opportunity for us to
really stress the importance of keeping our children safe” stated Chief Howard
Jordan. He went on to say “child exploitation is a serious problem, and we all have
responsibility to do what we can to address it.”
Oakland, CA — Oakland Police Investigators released this photo of the person
they believe to be responsible for an attempted bank robbery.
On May 21, 2012, at 2:30 p.m., the suspect entered the Wells Fargo Bank located
at 1221 Broadway. The suspect approached the teller and demanded money. Prior
to the suspect obtaining any money he left the bank.