Oakland PD Emergency (for cell phones only; from land line call 911) - 777-3211

Oakland PD non-emergency - 777-3333

Oakland Fire Department dispatch center - 777-1616 (MEDICAL EMERGENCIES ONLY!)

Report Traffic Problems (persistent speeding, running stop signs, not yielding to pedestrians) - 238-3155

BART Police - 1-877-679-7000

Abandoned Vehicles - 777-8622 or email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Parking Enforcement - 238-3099

Truck/Commercial Vehicle Complaints - 238-6033

Tennis Shoes on Power Lines - 238-3651 - and email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Anonymous drug hotline:   238-DRUG (238-3784)

For phone numbers not listed here, try the Oaklanders Assistance list of helpful Oakland city phone numbers, courtesy of the Rockridge Community Planning Council site:

Oakland City Links

Oakland public works call center - 615-5566

Use this number for numerous reports:

  • Graffiti tagging/abatement
  • Trash dumping and litter enforcement
  • Pothole and sidewalk repair
  • Street sign or street light repair
  • Storm drain and sewer maintenance

You can ALSO report public works issues ONLINE at the new Oakland Public Works web site.