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 info

Police Area and Beat Map

Click here to access OPD's High Level Organizational Chart for all OPD Functional Divisions, Sections, and Units

OPD Org Chart

Underpass Mural in West Oakland, part of Police Area 1

Social Media

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).

OPD Twitter Link

OPD Facebook link

OPD Instagram Link

Community Resource Officer Emails:

2X, 2Y communitypolicingbeat2@oaklandnet.com
3X, 3Y communitypolicingbeat3@oaklandnet.com
4X communitypolicingbeat4@oaklandnet.com
5X, 5Y communitypolicingbeat5@oaklandnet.com
6X communitypolicingbeat6@oaklandnet.com
7X communitypolicingbeat7@oaklandnet.com