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Get regular notices of NCPC meetings, meeting minutes, area crime statistics, and occasional items of interest - sign up for our email list, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Just click on the link to send a request to subscribe.

Please include a cross street near your property in the sign-up email, so we can be sure we're talking to people in the neighborhood.


When Crime Occurs

Report a crime

If you see a crime in progress, call the police!

Only call 911 from a land line!  From a cell phone call 510-777-3211 which routes directly to OPD dispatch.  To report a crime that has already happened, call the non-emergency number 510-777-3333, or fill in OPD's Online Crime Reporting form.  You'll find the link on their Report a Crime page.

For MEDICAL OR FIRE EMERGENCIES ONLY, you can call the Fire Department directly at 510-444-1616.  They may respond faster than OPD.

Send OPD an Anonymous Tip

Crime Stoppers of Oakland 
    (510) 777-8572
Firearm Tip Line
    (510) 535-4867
Illegal Drugs
   (510) 238-3784
OPD Sexual Assault Hotline
   (510) 637-0298

Compliment a Cop

Did an officer, or a non-sworn police employee, serve you particularly well?  Would you like to tell their boss you appreciate them?  Compliment an OPD Officer or Employee



Next NCPC Meeting

The Greater Rockridge NCPC meets on the 2nd Thursday of even numbered months:  February, April, June, August, October, and December. Our next meeting is on Thursday, June 8, 2023 at 7:00 PM, in the upstairs conference room at the Rockridge Library.  Speakers will include Acting Captain Jeff Thomason of OPD, and Councilman Dan Kalb.  You can find the agenda for this meeting here.  Email the NCPC at if you have items you'd like to add to the NCPC agenda. 

There will be a hybrid meeting for those who don't want to attend in person. Here is the Zoom link for all NCPC meetings through December 2023:

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 827 0920 4888

Passcode: 684165


What Beat do I Live In?

To learn what police beat you're in, check the Police District Locator.  Enter your address and the map will show:

  • what policing area you're in,
  • what beat you're in,
  • the name and meeting address of the local NCPC,
  • dates and times of the meetings,
  • the name and email of the Neighborhood Services Coordinator (NSC)
  • an address where you can reach your beat's Community Resource Officer (CRO)


Ready for Emergencies?

Are you prepared for emergencies?  Do you know what Oakland and Alameda County provide for both dealing with emergencies and responding to emergencies?  Check out our reference page on Emergency Preparedness and see what your options are.

The NCPC encourages community members to help the police department interview potential police trainees.

Attention Community Members:

The Recruiting and Background Investigations Unit is seeking community members to participate in the upcoming oral board panels for the recruitment of the Police Officer Trainee position. Please look at your schedules and determine if you can help with the process. We absolutely need and appreciate you! 

The oral boards will be back in person at150 Frank Ogawa Plaza. The interviews will be face to face with COVID-19 safety precautions in place

The boards will consist of a sworn member, a civilian employee, and a community member. On the day of, breakfast will be served but there will be no orientation and or training.  The oral board will take place on the following date:

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 from 8:30 – 5:00 PM(Frank Ogawa Plaza)

The assessor training for ALL panels will take place

Monday, October 4, 2021 (time is TBD). The training will be via Microsoft teams. There will be no in-person training. 

Anyone interested in volunteering as an assessor should contact Officer Sharde' Johnson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.or by phone at the Recruiting office (510) 238-3339.

Please respond no later than Friday, September 24, 2021 

Thank you in advance for your consideration and assistance,

Officer Sharde' Johnson

Recruiting & Background Investigations Unit

Oakland Police Department

Office: 510-238-3339

Fax: 510-238-6425

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Upcoming 2022-2023 Meetings

We expect meetings to be virtual, using Zoom, until further notice, depending on the course of the pandemic.

Date Location

August 10, 2023

See the top of this page for the Zoom link for all meetings through December 2023

October 12, 2023

See the top of this page for the Zoom link for all meetings through December 2023

December 14, 2023

See the top of this page for the Zoom link for all meetings through December 2023

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