Alameda Police Department

  • Agency: Alameda Police Department
  • Address: 1555 Oak St, Alameda, 94501 CA
  • Chief: Michael C Noonan (Interim Chief of Police)
Phone: (510) 337-8323
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Alameda Police Department is located at 1555 Oak St, Alameda, 94501 CA. The Interim Chief of Police of the department is Michael C Noonan. The Alameda Police Department phone number is (510) 337-8323.

Alameda Police Department News

Our thoughts and condolences are with the Gilchrist County Sheriff's Office, the Gilchrist County community and the families of Deputy Sheriff Taylor Lindsay and Sergeant Noel Ramirez. Today, these brave gentlemen were shot and killed in the line of duty during an ambush while eating lunch in Trenton, FL. We will continue to remember these fallen heroes for their impact and service to their community.

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On April 19th, 2018, Crown Worldwide Moving & Storage held true to their commitment to support local law enforcement. They accepted Sergeant Ryan DeRespini and San Leandro Police Department Officer Bobby Mendenhall's police motorcycles for shipping to the East Coast in support of the Police Unity Tour. As you can imagine, shipping any item across the country is an expensive and complicated endeavor. With the assistance, and continued commitment, from companies like Crown, law enforcement officers from around the country are able to get their equipment to the East Coast in support of this amazing cause. Crown Worldwide Moving and Storage is transporting the motorcycles across the county, and then back after the tour, FREE OF CHARGE. Sergeant DeRespini, Officer Mendenhall, and all the riders and support staff could not accomplish this solemn remembrance without the support of the community. Thank you all for your continued support of our law enforcement officers and have a safe weekend.

Come see us this Saturday from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM for free safety inspections and installations of your current child seats. We'll be in the City Hall Parking Lot!

Same old scams, new fraudulent twists. If you receive an email or robocall claiming there is an error in your tax returns or that you owe immediate payment & risk being apprehended by your local authorities – IT’S A SCAM. Various types of IRS scams have been circulating for years and tend to intensify during and after tax season. This time around, criminals are attempting to ‘reclaim’ refunds from taxpayers, playing the role of debt collectors and sending fraudulent attachments. BEWARE OF FAKE CALLS/EMAILS TO RETURN MONEY After stealing client data from tax professionals and filing fraudulent tax returns, criminals use the taxpayers' real bank accounts to make the deposit. Thieves then use various tactics to notify tax payers that an error occurred and request a ‘return.’ Full details here: https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/irs-alerts-taxpayers-about-refund-scam BEWARE OF ‘IRS REFUND’ EMAILS The “IRS Refunds” scam is a common tactic used by cybercriminals to trick people into opening a link or attachment associated with the email that takes taxpayers to a fake page where thieves try to steal personal information. BEWARE OF IRS-IMPERSONATIONS A sophisticated phone scam targets taxpayers, including recent immigrants. Callers claim to be IRS employees, using fake names and bogus IRS identification badge numbers. They may know a lot about their targets, and can alter the caller ID to make it look as if the IRS is calling. Victims are told they owe money to the IRS and must pay immediately through a gift card or wire transfer. Victims may be threatened with arrest, deportation or suspension of a business or driver’s license. In many cases, the caller becomes hostile and insulting. Victims may be told they have a refund due in order to entice them into sharing private information. If the phone isn't answered, the scammers often leave an “urgent” callback request. As a reminder, the IRS does NOT initiate contact with taxpayers by email, text messages or social media channels to request personal or financial information. For more tips on how recognize telltale signs of a scam, please refer to the IRS’ website: https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/how-to-know-its-really-the-irs-calling-or-knocking-on-your-door-0

Oh you know, just another typical Monday morning... Tips for driving while it's hailing: • Turn on your low beams & drop your speed. • Give extra distance between the car in front of you. • The impact of hail is greater on moving objects, reduce the risk of damage and pull off the road.

A little Friday fact - They are rarely seen, but always here for us around the clock. Alameda Police Dispatchers handled 69,971 calls for service last year. They are a vital part to APD and the Alameda community and we cannot thank them enough. #NationalPublicSafetyTelecommunicatorsWeek

Homicide Investigation 18-1830 On Friday, April 6, 2018 at approximately 11:00 p.m., the Alameda Police Department responded to reports of a fight in front of 1919 Webster St. Upon arrival, officers located a 28 year old male and a 61 year old female suffering from head injuries. Both were immediately transported to nearby hospitals. During the preliminary investigation, patrol officers learned that the injuries to the two victims were sustained during a robbery attempt. The suspects fled the scene prior to police arrival. The male victim was treated at the hospital and released. The female victim sustained serious traumatic injuries and succumbed to them at the hospital on April 10, 2018. The Alameda Police Department is deeply saddened and outraged by this selfish and vicious crime. Our condolences go out to the family members of the deceased . We have devoted every available investigative resource exclusively to this case since it occurred. All investigators, led by the Violent Crimes Unit, have been collecting and analyzing evidence and pursuing investigative leads that develop. This is still an active investigation. No arrests have been made thus far, but the Alameda Police Department is dedicated to apprehending the responsible suspects. We are asking for any witnesses in the community who may have information pertaining to this homicide to contact the Alameda Police Department at (510) 337-8340. Detailed information may also be left on our Anonymous Tip Line at (510) 337-8450. Further details of this case will not be released at this time. Future updates may be provided as the investigation allows.

Ofc. Dubon: "Picture time!" K9 Argo: "C'mon guys, you know the drill. Sun’s out, tongues out 😛"

Come say 'hi' to APD at the Law Enforcement Festival & Open House! This Saturday, April 14 from 10 AM to 4 PM you can find us at Napa Valley College for a fun day of activities – vintage car show, live music, entertainment, public safety expo, wine tasting, food, exhibits, kids zone, rock wall climbing, drone flying & much more!

APD dispatchers are the unseen first responders of Alameda. They are trained to handle crisis situations, make lightning fast decisions and ensure the safety of emergency personnel and members of the community. It truly takes a special person to do the job you do. Thank you for being our city's lifeline! #NationalPublicSafetyTelecommunicatorsWeek 📞

The Alameda Police Department is committed to the safety of our children and will be offering FREE child safety seat inspections & installations. Come visit our Child Seat Specialist from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM on Saturday, April 21st in the City Hall Parking Lot on Oak St. (between City Hall and the Police Department). Studies show children involved in motor vehicle collisions run a great risk of death or serious injury. However, a properly installed child safety seat can greatly reduce these factors. Children under the age of 8 must be secured in a car seat or booster seat in the back seat. Children who are 8 years of age OR have reached 4'9” in height may be secured by a booster seat, but at a minimum must be secured by a safety belt. (California Vehicle Code Section 27363.) See you there!

Yesterday, the Alameda Police Officers Association (APOA) partnered with the Alameda Point Collaborative to host a barbecue for the wonderful members of the Alameda Point community. Residents and APOA members enjoyed the sunshine, casual conversation and a friendly hula hoop competition (the kids came out as the undisputed champs 🏆). Thank you for having us and thank you to APC for coordinating a fantastic event.

BIKE RECOVERY UPDATE: We have received several calls in regards to this weekend's bike recovery. APD is diligently working to process the 20 recovered bicycles and reunite them with their owners. Due to the influx in calls and processing time, we are asking for your patience. If you would like to follow up on a previously recorded voicemail or leave a new message, please due so after April 18th. The bicycles recovered are more than likely bikes that have been separated from their owners within the past few weeks or possibly only a few months. As a reminder, please follow up only if you recognize one of the bike in the photos and have the serial number along with proof of purchase or a clear photo of the bike.

CASE UPDATE: The suspect has been identified, the cell phone has been turned in and will be given to the owner.

APD IN ACTION: Over the weekend APD responded to a report of suspicious activity in an abandon dwelling. Responding officers conducted a safety sweep of the property that resulted in the discovery of numerous bicycles, several disassembled bikes and tools, including bolt cutters. No person was located on the property at that time and the bicycles were collected for safekeeping. Our investigators believe the bicycles may have several owners, based on the remote location, types of tools and number of bikes discovered. If you recognize any of these items please contact APD’s Property and Evidence Bureau at 510.337.8432 after April 18th, 2018. Bikes have most likely been separated from owners within the last few weeks, possibly a few months. Please be prepared to provide identifying information to claim ownership: A clear photo, a police report (if one was filed) or the bicycle’s serial number with proof of purchase. Please only reach out if you recognize a bike in the photo. Individuals will not be allowed to come and “see” property that is being held for safekeeping.

CASE UPDATE: The suspect has been identified, the cell phone was turned in and will be given to the owner. .............................................. CAN YOU IDENTIFY THIS INDIVIDUAL? On 3/24/2018 this suspect was caught on camera placing the victim's cell phone in his pocket & fleeing from Safeway on 5th St. If you can identify this individual please contact the Alameda Police at 510-337-8340; reference case #18-01604.

You found us! Congratulation to two of our three winners for today’s #WinWithACop. Enjoy your Cookiebar! We will continue 'The Spring Break Search' throughout the week, stay tuned.

Keep your eyes open we will be dropping clues today on where to find us for your chance to win a gift certificate for two from Cookiebar starting at 2:00 PM on our Instagram (@AlamedaPolice) Question to answer when you find us: What is one thing you can do to help reduce your chances of becoming a victim of package theft? P.S You do not need to have an Instagram account to see the clues. Just go to Instagram.com/AlamedaPolice #WinWithACop

Diving into spring break week like... Whether you are enjoying the week off or a slightly lighter commute, Argo wants to remind you to use extra caution when driving around town as there will be an increase in kids and K-9s at play.

‪After numerous reports of colorful eggs going missing in the area, Dexter went on the hunt to safely recover the missing items and return them to the happy owners.

BRIDGE LANE CLOSURES April 2-12: The County of Alameda Public Works Agency will close bridges, expect delays. For full details: https://alamedaca.gov/news/2018/03/22/alameda-–-oakland-estuary-bridges-temporary-closure-schedule

Today APD spent the afternoon at AUSD's Youth Career Pathways and Job Fair looking for summer interns! Our youth interns will learn about the various functions of the police department; from technology in law enforcement to property and evidence. During the two week internship, interns will also shadow officers on a ride along with Patrol, Animal Control and APD’s Marine Unit (just to name a few). If you have any questions or would like to request an application please email our COPPS Unit: COPPS@alamedaca.gov.