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Keep Up with the NCPC

Get regular notices of NCPC meetings, meeting minutes, area crime statistics, and occasional items of interest - sign up for our email list, RockridgeNCPC.  Just click on the link to send a request to subscribe.

Please include a cross street near your property in the sign-up email, so we can be sure we're talking to people in the neighborhood.

 

When Crime Occurs

Report a crime If you see a crime in progress, call the police!

Only call 911 from a land line!

From a cell phone call 510-777-3211 which routes directly to OPD dispatch. 

To report a crime that has already happened:

Call the non-emergency number 510-777-3333, or fill in OPD's Online Crime Reporting form.  You'll find the link on their Report a Crime page.  We've been warned that the form is easier to fill out on a laptop or desktop than it is on a smartphone.

For MEDICAL OR FIRE EMERGENCIES ONLY, you can call the Fire Department directly at 510-444-1616.  They may respond faster than OPD.

Send OPD an Anonymous Tip

Crime Stoppers of Oakland 
    (510) 777-8572
Firearm Tip Line
    (510) 535-4867
Illegal Drugs
   (510) 238-3784
OPD Sexual Assault Hotline
   (510) 637-0298

Compliment a Cop

Did an officer, or a non-sworn police employee, serve you particularly well?  Would you like to tell their boss you appreciate them?

Compliment an OPD Officer or Employee

Complain about a Cop

Community Police Review Agency

If you recently experienced or witnessed police conduct that you believe was inappropriate or unlawful, please contact CPRA, a City of Oakland agency: 

Phone:  510,238.3159 

Email cpra@oaklandca.gov 

Address:  250 Frank Ogawa Plaza, suite 6302 (floor 6), Oakland, CA 94612

Next NCPC Meeting

The Greater Rockridge NCPC meets on the 2nd Thursday of even numbered months:  February, April, June, August, October, and December. 

Next meeting:  Thursday,  April 11, 2024, 7:00 PM, Rockridge Library conference room.

Bi-monthly meeting of the Greater Rockridge Neighborhood Crime Prevention Council.  We'll have brief presentations by the Community Resource Officers, and discussion of local crime and safety issues.

In-person will meet in the library conference room, masks optional.  There will be a hybrid meeting for those who don't want to attend in person. 

Here is the Zoom link for all NCPC meetings through December 2024:

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us06web.zoom.us/j/82709204888?pwd=Y3pFQTlWQ3ZiLzd3d3EyK3dPYmxLdz09

Meeting ID: 827 0920 4888

Passcode: 684165

One tap mobile

+16699006833,,82709204888#,,,,*684165# US (San Jose)

Dial by your location

+1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose)

Meeting ID: 827 0920 4888

Passcode: 684165

Find your local number: https://us06web.zoom.us/u/kdFUhud8qY

You can find the agenda for this meeting here.  Email the NCPC at chair@rockridgencpc.com if you have items you'd like to add to the NCPC agenda. 

What Beat do I Live In?

To learn what police beat you're in, check the Police District Locator.  Enter your address and the map will show:

  • what policing area you're in,
  • what beat you're in,
  • the name and meeting address of the local NCPC,
  • dates and times of the meetings,
  • the name and email of the Neighborhood Services Coordinator (NSC)
  • an address where you can reach your beat's Community Resource Officer (CRO)

 

National Help Lines

Domestic Violence  

1-866-331-9474,  Teens can also text “loveis” to 77054 to reach an advocate.

Suicide

988 Suicide and Crisis hotline

Available 24x7, call or chat, languages English and Spanish

 

Ready for Emergencies?

Are you prepared for emergencies?  Do you know what Oakland and Alameda County provide for both dealing with emergencies and responding to emergencies?  Check out our reference page on Emergency Preparedness and see what your options are.

 

The monthly crime statistics for beats 12Y and 13X, covering September 2022, and August 2022 (revised 10/7/22), are now available on http://rockridgencpc.com,  under Resources > Crime Stats and Maps > Rockridge Crime Trends 2021-2022.  Here’s a direct link to the page:  

https://tinyurl.com/y9yyke8v

Here are direct links to the 2 reports:

Crime Stats August 2022 (revised)  https://tinyurl.com/2kenpdb4

Crime Stats September 2022  https://tinyurl.com/bdfn5js2

The September report, as usual, shows many fewer incidents than will appear next month, 48 incidents in 12Y and 12 in 13X.  12Y had no more than 13 incidents in any category, although the number of crimes against the person (10) was a little higher than I would expect.  13X had no more than 5 incidents in any category.  There were no incidents with multiple charges in the initial reports.  We’ll see what the November download contains.

The original August report had 48 reports in 12Y and 19 in 13X, with the bulk of incidents in the 2 property crime categories.  13X had 4 crimes against the person.  The revised report had 96 reports in 12Y and 25 in 13X, with 7 crimes against the person in 12X and 3 in 13X.  I checked both lists, and one original 13X crime against the person was on Grizzly Peak Blvd.  That was undoubtedly removed from the revised report because Grizzly Peak Blvd. isn’t in beat 13X – it’s above highway 13, which is the eastern boundary of 13X.  Otherwise, the revised August report was heavy on both types of property crimes (more in auto-related crimes) in both beats.  12Y had 30 quality of life reports and 13X had 5, all vandalism.  13X had 2 incidents of multiple reports for the same incident, both auto-related property crimes; one incident had a felony violation of probation and the other had an assault charge. 

Full details are in the report including a summary of reports in both beats in the header.  If you try to research this yourself, remember that it takes a full month for a full set of reports for a given beat to appear in the 90 day download; you can’t rely on a download within a few days of the 30th/31st.

Upcoming 2024 Meetings

Meetings are currently hybrid, using Zoom with in-person attendees.

Date Location

April 11, 2024

In person:  Rockridge Library Conference Room.  See the top of this page for the Zoom link for all meetings through December 2024
June 13, 2024

In person:  Rockridge Library Conference Room.  See the top of this page for the Zoom link for all meetings through December 2024

August 12, 2024

In person:  Rockridge Library Conference Room.  See the top of this page for the Zoom link for all meetings through December 2024

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