City of Oakland offices will be closed on Monday, May 27, 2019 for Memorial Day



This workshop offers Police Officer Trainee applicants the opportunity to practice completing the Physical Ability Test. Applicants will receive helpful tips and information that may improve test performance. The workshop is held at Merritt College in Oakland at the Rear Parking Lot (in Merritt College gym if raining). Exercise attire is appropriate. All participants must be on scene no later than 8:00am to participate.


Officer Damon Gilbert
Recruiting & Background Investigation Unit
Lead Defensive Tactics Instructor
Oakland Police Department
Office: (510) 238-3521
Cell: (510) 882-8238
Fax: (510) 238-6425


12500 Campus Drive
Oakland, CA 94619