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One Frank H. Ogawa Plaza

City Hall, 11th Floor


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Phone Numbers

Joe DeVries

(510) 238-3083



The Board meets the first Wednesday of each month at 6pm at 1 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, Hearing Room 2, Oakland, CA 94612

About this Board / Commission

Meet the Members

The Community Policing Advisory Board (CPAB) was established in 1996 to:

  • Monitor and report to the Mayor and City Council on the implementation of community policing as described in Resolution 79235,
  • Provide recommendations to the Mayor, City Council, and City staff on steps to improve community policing
  • Serve as advisors to the Chief of Police and police command staff on community policing matters
  • Maintain communication between the Police Department and the neighborhood Crime Prevention Councils and Neighborhood Watch groups and Merchants Watch groups.
  • Assist in educating and informing the public about community policing, it current progress and its direction
  • Authorize Neighborhood Crime Prevention Councils and mediate disputes.

CPAB Resolution #79235

CPAB By-Laws