alameda police department

City Hires Police Chief

May 18,2021

City Manager Eric Levitt announced the appointment of Oakland Police Department Deputy Chief Nishant Joshi as Alameda’s next Chief of Police.

Joshi will take the reins from Interim Police Chief Randy Fenn on Tuesday, June 8.

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photo by Dave Id/Indybay.org

Armed Confrontation

Jan 19,2021

According to witnesses at the scene, the armed man pictured at the left confronted demonstrators on Mosely Avenue on Monday.

He yelled obscenities, telling them to get out of his neighborhood, witnesses said.

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Caught in the Act

Aug 06,2020

The Alameda Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the two individuals (pictured here) involved in the Thursday, Aug. 6, burglary of Monkey King and The Hobnob in the 1300 block of Park Street.

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Eric J. Kos &nbsp&nbsp Pete Calahen of Williams Welding leans into his drill as he works to repair the 1879 fence lining the High Street side of Lincoln Park (background). A portion of the fence was knocked off its concrete foundation when an alleged drunk driver struck it.

Lincoln Park Fence Damaged in Crash

Jul 30,2019

At 11:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 17, an alleged drunk driver was attempting to turn from Santa Clara Avenue onto High Street. He took the turn too widely and crashed into the fence that borders Lincoln Park. He fled from the vehicle, but witnesses pursued him through the park.

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Alameda Police Department &nbsp&nbsp A crime desk at Alameda Police Department was almost completely covered with evidence from a recent bust in Alameda. A suspect already on probation was detained after a large quantity of drug, cash and even a monkey mask were found in his car.

APD Crime Roundup

Apr 02,2019

Police bust crime ring; three arrested in carjacking

Two separate crimes in Alameda led to the arrest of four individuals by Alameda Police Department (APD) officers last month. 

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Dennis Evanosky

APD Hosts Coffee Talk

Jan 15,2019

Alameda Police Department’s (APD) Crime Prevention Technician Michaelia Parker, left, spoke with local businessman Tom Bierly during last Tuesday morning’s Coffee with a Cop at the West End Starbucks.

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Courtesy Alameda Police Department &nbsp&nbsp Paul Paez, above, and Donte Holloway, below, are being held in connection with the murder of an Alameda business owner in April.

West End Murder Suspects Nabbed

Aug 28,2018

Investigators from the Alameda Police Department (APD) Violent Crimes Unit arrested two suspects on Monday, Aug. 20, for the April homicide of an Alameda business owner.

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