Learn about the many professional positions where you can support the Oakland Police Department's goals and mission. OPD employs auditors, communications operators, crime analysts, dispatchers, evidence and services technicians, and records specialists as well as other positions. These positions are not necessarily open and vacant at this time; links provided for informational purposes.
OPD annuitants conduct public safety employee background investigations. They may work a maximum of 960 hours per fiscal year.
If your business is in the City of Oakland, even if it is an office in your home, you'll need to get a Zoning Clearance Permit.
Resources for Head Start families looking for assistance.
You can apply to have a taxi permit here.
You can view vacancies, appointment terms, openings, and apply to boards and commissions
Apply to become a police officer trainee (POT)
You can find an archive of the police commission minutes, agendas and meeting videos below. Current information is under the View All Meetings section.
These Reports reflect the work of the Citizens' Police Review Board (CPRB). In December 2017 the Community Police Review Agency (CPRA) replaced the CPRB as Oakland's civilian investigator of complaints of police misconduct by sworn members of the Oakland Police Department.
Government agencies use these rent and income limits to determine eligibility for different housing programs.
Once tentatively schedueled, public meetings regarding the CORE Program will be posted here.
Before you can join the OPD, you are required to pass a background investigation.