Police Area 1 (Downtown, West Oakland)
Area 1 (Police Beats 1 - 7) consists of the area traditionally known as West Oakland as well as Downtown Oakland. Area 1 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).
Click here to access Police Area 1 Weekly Crime Reports. This reports with penal codes reflect one crime (most severe) per incident.Police Area Crime Reports
Use this map to find your local police area and beat, and click on an area for a pop-up window with meeting and contact infoPolice Area and Beat Map
Click here to access OPD's High Level Organizational Chart for all OPD Functional Divisions, Sections, and UnitsOPD Org Chart
Underpass Mural in West Oakland, part of Police Area 1
Nextdoor Link (neighborhood-focused social media)
OPD Nixle Link (click on Nixle to receive updates, by text or email, regarding OPD crime trends, incidents and events directly from officers serving your neighborhood).
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