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Oakland Crime

Oakland Mayor Quan Honors 22 Community Youth Intervention Programs

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan says the city must continue with its systematic approach to fighting violence that involves prevention, intervention and law enforcement.

04/25/2013

Police and EMTs at the scene of a double shooting on the 1600 block of 72nd Ave. in Oakland, October 2, 2012. (CBS)

Community Leaders Stand United Following Violent Stretch In Oakland

With five murders in a span of 18 hours earlier this week, Oakland police Chief Howard Jordan said they are continuing to fight crime as best as they can.

10/04/2012

Police and EMTs at the scene of a double shooting on the 1600 block of 72nd Ave. in Oakland, October 2, 2012. (CBS)

Some Victims Identified In String Of Fatal Oakland Shootings

Police have released the names of three recent homicide victims who were killed during a string of gun violence that left five dead between Monday night and Tuesday afternoon.

10/04/2012

Police and EMTs at the scene of a double shooting on the 1600 block of 72nd Ave. in Oakland, October 2, 2012. (CBS)

Oakland Shootings Kill 5 Men In Less Than 24 Hours

Five men were fatally shot in four separate shootings in Oakland since Monday night, according to police.

10/02/2012

Oakland police cruisers (CBS)

Spate Of Sex Assaults, Robberies Plagues Oakland’s Fruitvale Neighborhood

Oakland police are seeking suspects in connection with a string of sexual assaults and robberies in the city’s Fruitvale neighborhood.

08/31/2012

Oakland police cruisers (CBS)

OPD And BART Police Beef Up West Oakland Presence To Combat Robberies

BART and Oakland Police have teamed up to combat an increase in street robberies over the past few months. They’re handing out flyers on how to avoid being a robbery victim and how to protect yourself.

08/23/2012

Generic shooting, crime scene, bullets

Two Injured In Separate Oakland Shootings

Two people were in stable condition following two separate shootings in Oakland on Saturday night and early Sunday morning.

CBS San Francisco–06/05/2011

A security camera. (AP)

Oakland Chinatown Merchants Hope Security Cameras Will Cut Crime

Sixteen new surveillance cameras were installed in Oakland’s Chinatown as a crime deterrent after the Asian community gathered to discuss ways to improve safety in their community.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/23/2011

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