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Area 1 (tan, Beats 1 - 7) is commanded by Acting Captain Leronne Armstrong. Area 1 is the area traditionally known as West Oakland. It is bordered by the City of Emeryville and Area 2 on the north, Lake Merritt on the east, the Oakland Estuary on the south, and the Bay on the west. Area 1 is a diverse community with multiple thriving business districts, including Jack London Square, Downtown Oakland, and City Hall (Frank Ogawa Plaza).
Area 1 comprises ten community policing beats. If you would like to find the officer who is assigned to your neighborhood or business location, click on the map to find out what area and beat you live in.
Problem-solving officers have been assigned to work with community members to help solve neighborhood issues. The Community Resource Officer Directory lists the commanding sergeant and specific problem-solving officer assigned to every community policing beat and corresponding Neighborhood Crime Prevention Councils.
|Commander||Operations Commanders (day and night shifts)||Special Resource Commander|
Acting Capt. Leronne Armstrong
Lt. Demetrio Lozares II
|A/Lt. William Bacon|
Operations Commander (PM)
Lt. Bobby Hookfin
Area Commander responsibilities include:
- 24/7 operation of Area 1, including deployment of officers and personnel management.
- Develop and implement crime reduction strategies
- Develop and strengthen community partnerships
- Administrative oversight: Use of Force, pursuit, & administrative investigations, appraisals, and other risk management reporting requirements
Operations Commander responsibilities include:
- Deployment of Patrol resources to accomplish specific crime reduction objectives
Special Resources Commander responsibilities include:
- Deployment of the specialized units [Community Relations Officers (CROs) and Crime Reduction Teams (CRTs)] to accomplish specific crime reduction objectives.
Area 1: 2016 Part I and Part II Crimes reported for the week of . . .
Find Your Neighborhood Services Coordinator
If you know what area and neighborhood you live in, you can find your Neighborhood Services Coordinator in the linked table. (If you do not know, use this map of the City to find what area and beat you live in.)
Go to our Neighborhood Services page to learn more about what this important Police Department unit can do for you.
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