The mayors of Oakland & San Francisco have challenged each other to a Battle for the Bay on Creek to Bay Day, Sept. 21.

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We must improve public safety using a holistic approach, including more police, better community policing, intervention and prevention programs, as well as addressing the root causes of crime starting with better jobs and education. Oakland will not grow unless people are confident it is getting safer.

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Jul 09, 2018

FBI and Oakland Police Department Release Public Service Announcements

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.
Apr 02, 2018

Ten Years of Hands-Free Law: Challenges Remain

April as Distracted Driving Awareness Month and the first week in April as California Teen Safe Driving Week, safety advocates focus on education and enforcement efforts statewide

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We must improve public safety using a holistic approach, including more police, better community policing, intervention and prevention programs, as well as addressing the root causes of crime starting with better jobs and education. Oakland will not grow unless people are confident it is getting safer.