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Social Media Policy Ad Hoc Committee

The objective of this Ad Hoc is to review the protocols and policies related to the Department’s use of social media platforms and personal messaging, on- and off-duty. This Ad Hoc will propose a new social media policy for implementation by the Oakland Police Department.

Meeting details: Tuesday, March 2, 6-8pm PST

Zoom access:

Webinar ID: 879 9442 4485

Or One tap mobile: US: +16699009128,,87994424485# or +13462487799,,87994424485#

Or Telephone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):

US: +1 669 900 9128 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 646 558 8656 or +1 301 715 8592 or +1 312 626 6799

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Get involved

Police policies are designed to provide the rules, guidance and instruction for Oakland’s police officers to do their duties.

We'd like to hear from you. Click on the link to review the draft policy and weigh in and share your ideas, comments, suggested language or edits for consideration by this Ad Hoc Committee.

Ad Hoc Committee Members

Police Commission

  • Chair Tyfahra Milele (
  • Commissioner Regina Jackson (
  • Commissioner Jesse Hsieh (

Area Experts

  • Darlene Flynn, Director, Department of Race & Equity

Community members

  • Anne Janks, Coalition for Police Accountability
  • Peter Pursley, Coalition for Police Accountability

OPD Representatives

  • DC. Drennon Lindsey
  • Cpt. Roland Holmgren
  • Lt. Joseph Turner