Police Bureau of Field Operations (Patrol)

The Bureau of Field Operations (One and Two) is the largest part of the Oakland Police Department. Every day, patrol officers respond to emergency calls for service. They go into harm's way to help. They work with the community to solve problems.



BFO One is commanded by Deputy Chief Darren Allison (upper left). BFO One consists of:

  • BFO 1 Neighborhood Services Section (Beats 1 - 22), led by Supervisor Felicia Verdin (lower left);
  • Bureau of Field Services Administration Division;
  • Areas 1, 2, and 3.
  • BFO 1 Org Chart

BFO Two is commanded by Deputy Chief LeRonne Armstrong (upper right). BFO Two consists of:

  • BFO 2 Neighborhood Services Section (Beats 23 - 35), led by Supervisor Jacqueline Long (lower right);
  • Support Operations Division;
  • Areas 4 and 5.
  • BFO 2 Org Chart

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