Oakland Police Department


Reducing crime and serving the community through fair, quality policing is the Oakland Police Department’s mission, which can only be fully realized if there is public trust and a strong relationship with the community. The OPD is committed to serving the City’s diverse community through equitable policing and seeks to enhance public trust through transparency in data. Public access to police data provides an opportunity to promote dialogue so that community members and police can work collaboratively to solve problems and address disparities.
Crime Stats – City of Oakland
Below is a link to CrimeMapping.com, which provides valuable information about recent crime activity in your neighborhood. The goal of this information is to inform the citizenry of Oakland better. CrimeMapping.com utilizes an advanced mapping engine, which helps provide a high level of functionality and flexibility to the public we serve. Crime data is extracted regularly from the Oakland Police Department’s records system so that the information being viewed through a Web browser is the most current available.
Mapped Crime Data for the city of Oakland (or click on the image below)
The following data are presented to provide insight into police activity and interactions. Dashboards for each data set are available with the ability to adjust date ranges.  The data in the dashboards covers the period of 2018 to present.  The data is refreshed daily and includes race, gender, and age statistics where possible.  Additionally, mapped crime data is available to view in the link below.  This data, plus several other factors help the OPD make decisions on how and where to deploy resources.
*All data presented is preliminary and may adjust as reports are edited or approved.*

Summary by Year

*Arrest and force data presented on this site are captured at the individual level.  Pursuits and collisions are captured at the incident level.*

Police Area Map

The City of Oakland is split up into five policing Areas. Each Area has a dedicated Captain responsible for the officers assigned to that Area and the Area's crime fighting initiatives.  Each Area is additionally broken down into Beats.  There are 35 Beats citywide which are broken down into 57 smaller Community Policing Beats.  Every Beat has an assigned Community Resource Officer and a Neighborhood Crime Prevention Council to promote public safety. 
The arrest and use of force data presented in the dashboards can be viewed based on the Beat in which the incident occurred.  The link below can be used to identify a Beat based on an address.