Sean Whent becomes permanent chief of Oakland Police Department

Sean Whent, Permanent Chief of Oakland Police Department (KTSF)

.Oakland Mayor Jean Quan appointed Sean Whent permanent chief of Oakland Police Department. Whent has been served as interim police chief for nearly a year…

Oakland, E. Palo Alto, Vallejo win federal grants to hire new police officers

Oakland, East Palo Alto and Vallejo were among 39 California communities to receive nearly $20 million in federal grants to hire new police officers…

Oakland: police chief says new district system will help reduce crime

Oakland Interim Police Chief Sean Whent said today that his department’s new neighborhood policing plan is aimed at being more efficient…

Oakland police chief visits Chinatown merchants

OPD Chief Sean Whent visits Chinatown merchants…

At least 16 arrested in police raids in Oakland

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State and local authorities say at least 16 suspects affiliated with a notorious street gang have been arrested…

Group donates $10,000 for OPD chopper

一個私人團體捐款資助奧克蘭(屋崙)警方的直升機執勤服務…

Oak. police: Difficulty handling high call demand

Despite having fully staffed citywide Friday night, the Oakland Police Department was still unable to meet a high demand for service, police said…

U.S. judge will consider OPD receivership if necessary

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan and Police Chief Howard Jordan said today they understand the frustration that led a federal judge to give a court-appointed monitor more power over the Police Department…

Oakland gets $100 million for new police officers

Oakland’s Police Department received a $10.7 million grant from the U.S. Department of Justice to hire 25 police officers…

Occupy Oakland Video Released by Police Department

The OPD has received a large number of requests for video footage obtained by officers during the October 25th Occupy Oakland event…