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Oakland Police Department implements eSOPH to automate pre-employment background investigations.

September 24, 2013 - Oakland, CA.   On Monday, September 23, 2013, representatives of the Oakland Police Department signed a 12-month license agreement to use eSOPH, Miller Mendel’s background investigation software system. The Oakland Police Department intends to process at least 600 applicants within 12-months, using eSOPH.

On behalf of the Oakland Police Department, the eSOPH transition project was led by Recruiting and Backgrounds Manager Antone Hicks, and Sergeant Juan Sanchez. As of September 24, 2013, The Oakland Police Department is the first agency in the state of California to transition their background processing to eSOPH.


The Oakland Police Department serves a diverse and growing population of approximately 396,000 city residents, spanning over 78 square miles. The dedicated men and woman of the Oakland Police Department are organized into six branches; Office of the Chief of Police, Bureau of Field Operations, Bureau of Risk Management, Bureau of Services, Criminal Investigations Division, and Neighborhood Services Division. OPD is authorized for 426 non-sworn positions, and 665 sworn positions.


Miller Mendel, Inc. (“MMI”) creates, sells and supports its software technology solutions for local, state and federal public safety agencies. MMI’s primary focus is to turn past practices used by city, county and state government into efficient and cost-effective electronic solutions.
MMI is known for creating category leading systems and providing responsive, exceptional support to all our clients. MMI places great pride in straightforward and transparent operational practices that foster a high level of respect and praise from our government clients.


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