Social Media Policy Ad Hoc Committee

The objective of this Ad Hoc is to review the protocols and policies related to the Department’s use of social media platforms and personal messaging, on- and off-duty. This Ad Hoc will propose a new social media policy for implementation by the Oakland Police Department.

Meeting details: Tuesday, February 1, 6-8pm PST

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Webinar ID: 893 7589 8914

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Police policies are designed to provide the rules, guidance and instruction for Oakland’s police officers to do their duties.

We'd like to hear from you. Click on the link to review the draft policy and weigh in and share your ideas, comments, suggested language or edits for consideration by this Ad Hoc Committee.

Written public input

Ad Hoc Committee Members

Police Commission

  • Chair Regina Jackson (
  • Vice Chair Tyfahra Milele (
  • Commissioner Jesse Hsieh (

Area Experts

  • Darlene Flynn, Director, Department of Race & Equity

Community members

  • Anne Janks, Coalition for Police Accountability
  • Peter Pursley

OPD Representatives

  • Lt. Joseph Turner
  • DC. Drennon Lindsey