Police Area 1 (Downtown, West Oakland)

Area 1 (Police Beats 1 - 7) is commanded by Captain Clay Burch. Area 1 consists of the area traditionally known as West Oakland as well as Downtown Oakland. Area 1 is bordered by the City of Emeryville and Area 2 on the north, Lake Merritt on the east, the Oakland Estuary on the south, and the Bay on the west. Area 1 is a diverse community with multiple thriving business districts, including Jack London Square, Downtown Oakland, and City Hall (Frank Ogawa Plaza).

Police Area Crime Reports
Click here to access Police Area 1 Weekly Crime Reports. This reports with penal codes reflect one crime (most severe) per incident.
Police Area and Beat Map
Use this map to find your local police area and beat, and click on an area for a pop-up window with meeting and contact info