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Oakland Homicide and Violence Research

To advance community and policymaker understanding of the trends in homicides, the Urban Strategies Council is collecting and analyzing data on the characteristics of victims and suspects involved in Oakland homicides; identifying geographic changes in the homicide patterns, and examining social and economic conditions in which the homicides occurred.

Oakland Homicide Reports

2010 Oakland Homicide Report

This is a report on the 90 homicides that took place in Oakland in 2010. This report includes basic statistics on victim demographics, locations and times. It also includes comparisons to homicides over the 5-year period of 2006-2010 and maps of the locations of the homicides.

View the report summary here or download a copy of this report: here (PDF, 850KB)

2008 Oakland Homicide Report

This is a report on the 125 homicides that took place in Oakland in 2008. This report includes basic statistics on victim demographics, locations and times. It also includes comparisons to homicides in in 2007 and over the 5-year period of 2004-2008 and maps of the locations of the homicides.

Download a copy of this report: here (PDF, 2.2MB)

2007 Oakland Homicide Report

This is a report on the 127 homicides that took place in Oakland in 2007. This report includes basic statistics on victim demographics, locations and times. It also includes comparisons to homicides in in 2006 and over the 5-year period of 2003-2007 and maps of the locations of the homicides.

Download a copy of this report: here (PDF, 789 KB)

2006 Oakland Homicide Report, January-December, 2006

This is a report on the 148 homicides that took place in Oakland in 2006. This report includes basic statistics on victim demographics, locations and times. It also includes comparisons to homicides in in 2005 and over the 5-year period of 2001-2005 and maps of the locations of the homicides.

Download a copy of this report: here (PDF, 713 KB)

 

Third-Quarter Homicide Report for 2006, January-September, 2006

This is a third-quarter report on homicides in Oakland which have occurred from January 1, 2006 through September 30, 2006. This report includes basic statistics on victim demographics, locations and times. It also includes comparisons to homicides in the same period in 2005 and over the 5-year period of 2001-2005.

Download a copy of this report: here (PDF, 672 KB)

 

Mid-Year Homicide Report for 2006, January-June, August 2006

This is a mid-year report on homicides in Oakland which have occurred from January to June of 2006. This report includes basic statistics on victim demographics, locations and times. Because many of the investigations are ongoing, there is little information on suspects.

Download a copy of this report: here (PDF, 587 KB)

 

Lower San Antonio Homicide Report for 2005

This report is a neighborhood level homicide report for the Lower San Antonio neighborhood. The report contains bullet points, tables and maps on homicides which took place within the neighborhood.

Download a copy of this report: here (PDF, 2.19 MB)

 

Interim Oakland Homicide Report for 2006, Jan-April

This is an interim report on Oakland Homicides which have occurred from January to April of 2006. This report includes basic statistics on victim demographics, locations and times. Because many of the investigations are ongoing, there is little information on suspects.

Download a copy of this report: here (PDF, 713 KB)

 

Oakland Citywide Homicide Report for 2005

Urban Strategies Council has released its annual report on Oakland Homicides. The report summarizes changes in specific characteristics of homicides over the past three years, such as victim/suspect demographic characteristics, locations and methods of the crimes and the parole/probation status of victims and suspects.

Download a copy of this report: here (PDF, 2.48 MB) or view online.

 

Oakland Citywide Homicide report for 2002, 2003 and 2004

In February 2005, Urban Strategies Council and InfoOakland released a report detailing the decline in homicides in Oakland between 2003 and 2004. The report contains information on the homicide victims and suspects, as well as the date, time and location of the homicides.

Download a copy of this report: Homicides in Oakland, 2002-2004 (PDF, 1.24 MB)  



Oakland
Neighborhood Homicide Reports

In addition to the Oakland citywide homicide report released in February 2005, The Council and InfoOakland are producing neighborhood level reports, to be released in the coming weeks.

Now available for download:

Neighborhood Report 1: Homicides in the Lower San Antonio, March 2005 (PDF, 1.8 MB)

Neighborhood Report 2: Homicides in West Oakland, March 2005 (PDF, 1.2 MB)

 

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