A new study shows that Operation Ceasefire, Oakland’s primary initiative to reduce group-related gun violence, is a key driver behind the city’s dramatic decline in shootings and homicides since it was launched five years ago.
Support Fund for Officer Jordan Wingate who was critically injured in an on duty vehicle collision
Oakland Police Officers Volunteer to Coach Baseball Honored by Neighborhood Social Media Company NextDoor
Officers honored for volunteering to coach baseball to kids.
The San Francisco Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Oakland Police Department (OPD) released two public service announcements (PSAs) to raise awareness of cold case homicides and to ask the public for information that may assist in solving these cases.
OPD and the City of Oakland celebrate the Golden State Warriors historic 3rd national title in four years.
The Mayor’s 2017 Q3 & Q4 Police Accountability Report
Mayor Schaaf, OPD, Department of Violence Prevention and Community Address Steady Decline in Violent Crime
Oakland city officials and community members gathered on January 9, 2018 to announce a steady decline in the city’s violent crime rate over the past five years
The Oakland Police Department encourages everyone to celebrate this New Year’s Eve safely and not participate in celebratory gunfire and avoid illegal fireworks.
Today, Wednesday, December 20, 2017, at 10:00 a.m., 11 members of the Oakland Police Department’s 177th Basic Recruit Academy graduated at the Scottish Rite Center.
The Oakland Police Department Traffic Operation Section will conduct its annual Motor Santa Operation to provide toys to children (12 and under) throughout the City of Oakland.
Remember: Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over
On Thursday, November 9, 2017, the Oakland Police Department Alcoholic Beverage Action Team (ABAT) and agents of the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) posted a 20-day to Indefinite Notice of Suspension at “Sportspage Bar,” an ABC-licensed business located in the 10000 block of Macarthur Blvd in Oakland.
Oakland Police Department (OPD) Chief Anne E. Kirkpatrick's Letter regarding Oakland's and OPD's immigration policies
Letter from the Chief to the public affirming non-enforcement of federal immigration policies and focus on public safety and trust. Also OPD's official immigration-related policy
Mayor's Principled Policing 2016 Q3 and Q4 Principled Policing: Police Discipline released.
Anne E. Kirkpatrick Sworn in as City of Oakland’s Permanent Chief of Police
The Cabinet-level position to which Venus Johnson has been named is a key appointment for Mayor Schaaf as part of her commitment to a holistic public safety approach for Oakland. Ms. Johnson is the first Public Safety Director to be appointed in the Schaaf administration.
Mayor's Principled Policing 2016 Q1 and Q2 Principled Policing: Police Discipline released.
As part of a commitment to transparency in the process, the City of Oakland is providing this update on its ongoing nationwide search for a permanent Police Chief of the Oakland Police Department (OPD).