Due to fiscal issues, the Oakland Police Department recently underwent a reorganization.   The OPD redeployed their resources as follows:

The major feature of the reorganization is the division of the Bureau of Field Operations into two bureaus, each commanded by a Deputy Chief: BFO 1 (in the west) and BFO 2 (in the east).  Beats 12Y and 13X (Greater Rockridge) are in BFO 1. 

  • BFO 1 consists of three districts and a total of 21 beats. It is comprised of West and North Oakland and is bordered by the Berkeley Hills on the north, the Oakland Estuary on the south, and the Bay on the west (“old Area 1” and most of “old Area 2”).
  • BFO 2 consists of three districts and a total of 14 beats. It is comprised of East Oakland from 23rd Avenue to the San Leandro border, from the Estuary to the Oakland Hills (“old Area 3” and four beats of “old Area 2”).

There has been no change to the Neighborhood Crime Prevention Councils.