On behalf of the men and women of
the Oakland Housing Authority Police Department (OHAPD), it is my pleasure to
welcome you to our website where you will find information about services
available to residents, staff, and the community at large to help you stay
safe. Although no city is free from crime, we are committed to
maintaining a safe and secure environment on and about Oakland Housing
The OHA Police Department has been
internationally accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Law
Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) since 1999, earning a “Flagship” status in 2008
and 2011. The accreditation process requires satisfying 482 professional
standards established by CALEA that clearly define authority, performance, and
Please take a few minutes to review
the information on our website. I invite you to call any of the numbers listed
in the various sections if you need further information or simply wish to speak
with one of our staff. We are constantly seeking ways to improve our services
and welcome your comments, suggestions, compliments and complaints so that we
can continue to provide excellent services.
I encourage you, as a member of the
OHA community to “join us in partnership” and report any unusual activity you observe.
I am confident you will find that members of the department are approachable,
knowledgeable, and provide excellent professional services.
Please feel free to contact me at
(510) 535-3104 or e-mail me at email@example.com.