Meeting and Beating Crime in Oakland: These Meetings Can Help!

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Mayor's Public Safety Workshops: The Mayor's Office is sponsoring a series of workshops on solutions to Oakland's Public Safety problems. The one closest to Rockridge is scheduled for Saturday, March 23, from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the location noted below.

Mayor Quan and the City of Oakland want your input!
Be a Part of the Conversation: Short Term Strategies, Long Term Solutions to Oakland's Public Safety Problems

The City of Oakland is seeking input from neighbors across the city on public safety priorities to incorporate into a comprehensive crime reduction and suppression strategic plan. These town hall meetings will be led by the consulting team, Strategic Policy Partnership and are structured as a conversation between Neighbors and City leaders including Mayor Jean Quan, City Administrator Deanna J. Santana, City Council Members, Police Chief Howard Jordan and members of the OPD Command Staff.

This is your chance to give input as to what changes need to be made by OPD to make your neighborhood safer. The meeting will include a presentation by the Strategic Policy Partnership Team and small group sessions where residents will share their input with City.  The complete list of scheduled meetings is available here.

Next meeting:
When: Saturday, March 23, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. 
Where: Beebe Memorial Cathedral, 3900 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland.
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Note: The last in the above series of meetings will be held Saturday, April 27, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., at Cesar Chavez Education Center, 2825 International Boulevard, Oakland.
Spanish interpretation is provided at this event.
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Chief to Introduce Newest OPD Members and Staff to the Public 

Chief Howard Jordan and the Oakland Police Department invite the community to come out to meet and greet the newest members of the Oakland Police Department. This event will take place as follows:
 
When: Thursday, March 28, 2013, 6 - 7:30 p.m.
Where: Eastmont Sub-Station at Eastmont Town Center,
2651 73rd Avenue, Oakland. Phone: 510/777-8500.

I look forward to seeing you at this event.
Sincerely,
Chief Howard Jordan