Oakland PD Emergency (for cell phones only; from land line call 911) - 510-777-3211
Oakland PD non-emergency - 510-777-3333
Oakland Fire Department dispatch center - 510-444-1616 (MEDICAL EMERGENCIES ONLY!)
Oakland Fire Department Hazmat Unit - 510-444-3322, WILL CLEAN UP LOOSE NEEDLES IN PUBLIC AREAS.
BART Police - 1-877-679-7000 or 510-464-7000 (Dispatch)
Parking and Mobility Division - Abandoned Vehicles - call 311 or report online here
Abandoned vehicles are now managed by Public Works and DOT.
Tennis Shoes on Power Lines - 238-3651 - and email:
Anonymous drug hotline: 238-DRUG (238-3784)
Contact Oakland Public Works
Call 311 or email
Oakland public works call center web site - 311.oaklandca.gov
Use this number, email or web form for numerous reports:
- Graffiti tagging/abatement
- Trash dumping and litter enforcement (EXCEPT for loose needles, see above)
- Pothole and sidewalk repair
- Street sign or street light repair
- Storm drain and sewer maintenance
- Report abandoned vehicles
You can ALSO report public works issues with the SeeClickFix smartphone app for Oakland.
Page last updated: 8 May 2023