Oakland Police Department

  • Agency: Oakland Police Department
  • Address: 1 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, Oakland, 94607 CA
  • Chief: Anthony Batts (Chief of Police)
Phone: (510) 238-3254

Oakland Police Department is located at 1 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, Oakland, 94607 CA. The Chief of Police of the department is Anthony Batts. The Oakland Police Department phone number is (510) 238-3254.

Oakland Police Department News

The Oakland Police Department and the Oakland Fire Department would like to remind our community about the illegal use of fireworks and the dangers of celebratory gunfire for the upcoming 4th of July holiday. Please click on the link below to view the PSA. https://vimeo.com/275685696 (English) https://vimeo.com/275685725 (Spanish)

In a joint effort investigators, outreach personnel, and Oakland Cadets handed out flyers along 89th and G Street looking for any community tips to help solve the case of the mutilated and abandoned puppies. Reward is now at $40,000.

The Oakland Police Department is committed to public safety and the community we serve. For those attending tonight's Golden State Warriors watch party at the Oracle Arena, the department will be increasing its staffing to ensure a safe environment not only at this event but throughout the city.

The Oakland Police Department Captain Roland Holmgren was featured in The Washington Post Article representing Oakland. Please see the link for full article. https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/2018/investigations/where-murders-go-unsolved/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.6d860db3f49d

Reward Increased to $40,000 for information leading to an arrest in this case of three abandon puppies. Do you know who did this?

Morning of June 6th, vehicle left roadway at a high rate of speed, launched over a garage and ended-up in a back yard. Driver than assaults emergency responders; OPD officer injured, sent to the hospital. OPD Investigators arrested suspect for attempted murder of an officer and four counts of assault.

If you have a tip/information to help us solve the case of puppy mutilation and abandonment? Call Oakland Animal Services- Shelter Manager Denise at (510) 535-4895. This is a direct line/monitored.

On May 30th, OPD, the Fremont High school leadership group, Oakland charter Academy and others held a BBQ to celebrate their accomplishments for cleaning up the Cesar Chavez Park in Oakland. We thank you for your help.

Party at the Park, Bar-B-Q, Clean-up Fun Activities! Join us Wednesday, May 30, 2018, for an Our Final Celebration at Cesar Chavez Park, 3705 Foothill Bl., 2:30pm-5:00pm NSC Martinez and Officer Arenas have developed a weekly community outreach program in partnership with Fremont High School Leadership Program and Oakland Charter Academy. During the Month of May, various OPD units have participated in clean-up and recreational activities every Wednesday at Cesar Chavez Park(3705- Foothill Bl.) 2:30pm-5pm. The primary purpose is to provide positive alternatives for youth at Cesar Chavez park in BFO 2, as well as develop a good and positive relationship between the community and officers. Ana Martinez Citizen Police Academy Coordinator Neighborhood Services Section Oakland Police Department amartinez@oaklandnet.com 510-238-7683

Thank you to all our community leaders who came out and participated in Neighborhood Services' Networking Event 2018. We appreciate our community volunteers. #Oakland #OPD #OakNCPC

On Saturday, May 19, 2018, twenty recruits of the Oakland Police Department’s 179th Basic Recruit Academy and fifteen Oakland Police Cadets assisted Councilmember Noel Gallo in his weekend “Clean Oakland” event. Walking the Oakland’s Fruitvale/San Antonio District neighborhood, and greeting and talking to many merchants and residents, peace officer recruits from the Oakland Police Department’s 179th Basic Recruit Academy and Oakland Police Cadets helped clean the community they serve by removing many truckloads of garbage. https://vimeo.com/271018588

Today, the Oakland Police Department welcomed 34 Police Officer Trainee’s to the 180th Basic Academy. We would like to thank the new recruits for choosing to serve our Oakland community. The Oakland Police Department is a diverse agency who serves our diverse neighborhoods and businesses. OPD’s 180th Basic Academy: Male – 26 (76%) Female – 8 (24%) Hispanic – 13 (38%) Caucasian – 9 (26%) African American – 7 (21%) Asian – 5 (15%) 17/34 (50%) are bilingual (Spanish, Mandarin, Hindi, Cambodian, Tagalog, French) Six are Oakland residents. Two attended the Merritt College Pre-Academy program. Three recruits immigrated from abroad and became naturalized United States citizens. Age range: 21-41 (Average: 28)

Another great presentation given by OPD's Ceasefire Unit at the Gang Prevention and Intervention Conference.

Today, the Oakland Police Department honored our 53 officers who made the ultimate sacrifice as they carried out their sworn oath to protect and serve our community. We will never forget you.

Chief Anne Kirkpatrick speaking on community topics with SFPD and SJPD chiefs. Thank you KTVU channel 2 for inviting OPD to the round table.

OPD respond to a call from concerned citizen, man with a machete in an arguemnt w/ another person. Man discarded the machete and physically assaulted the officers. The man was safely taken into custody. Machete recovered.

On Tuesday April 19th, Area 2 Community Resource Police Officers arrested a 27-year-old male on an outstanding burglary warrant in connection with a residential burglary that occurred on Taurus Avenue. A search warrant was conducted on the suspect’s residence where loss was recovered. Investigators interviewed the suspect and he was booked into the Alameda County Jail for burglary.

Oakland Police Department Public Information Officer Felicia Aisthorpe confirms one fatality and three other drivers injured in a four car accident on Doolittle Drive between Langley and Harbor Bay Pkwy.

On Monday April 9th, Area 2 Community Officers arrested a 39-year-old male on an outstanding warrant in connection with a series of burglaries in the area.

39th Community Police Academy

OPD Officers having some Easter fun with local kids!

On April 16th, Oakland Police Chief Anne E. Kirkpatrick and San Francisco Police Chief William Scott along with the San Francisco Honor Guard at the NOBLE conference, Oakland Ca.

Today, Friday April 6, 2018 at approximately 8:30 am the Oakland Police Department Missing Persons investigators went to the area of Grizzly Peak to search for a missing person. During their search, investigators observed a vehicle that had gone over the embankment in the 4900 block of Grizzly Peak. Investigators requested the Oakland Fire Department to respond to the scene and assist with a search and possible rescue. Once on scene, Oakland Fire personnel reported the vehicle was unoccupied. A search of the surrounding area was conducted with negative results. The Alameda County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue members accompanied by search dogs began a larger more extensive search. A deceased female adult was located. The Alameda County Coroner’s Office responded to the scene to recover the female. The Alameda County coroner’s Office will determine the cause of death as well as confirm the identification of the female. The Oakland Police Department Media Office does not anticipate any additional updates regrading this case until next week.