Tips for Merchants

Merchant Watch

Any business within Oakland, any noncommercial residence within a business corridor, and any aspiring Oakland entrepreneur can participate in this community policing program. Learn more about Merchant Watch here

Security surveys for your home or business

OPD can do security assessments on your property to enhance your security measures. Learn more about OPD security assessments here.

Surveillance Cameras

Video produced from private security cameras have been used by police as corroborating evidence to solve crimes, signaling the opportunity for these cameras to contribute to greater neighborhood safety. Learn how easy it is to install a camera.

Crime prevention techniques for your business

This easy-to-read brochure provides the basic information on Merchant Watch and what you can do to protect your business.