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Bratton Report a ‘Serious Indictment’ of Oakland Police Department

May 10, 2013 | 9:49 am

Bratton Report a ‘Serious Indictment’ of Oakland Police Department

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Oakland residents might be forgiven if they feel they’ve been watching an episode of HBO’s popular series The Wire. The summary of the Bratton Report released Thursday on OPD’s crime reduction strategy contained a number of criticisms related to the department’s lack of progress in implementing the CompStat management and accountability system. A fictional version […]

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1 Part-Time Investigator in Oakland For 10,000 Burglaries and Other Findings From Bratton Report

May 9, 2013 | 11:33 am

1 Part-Time Investigator in Oakland For 10,000 Burglaries and Other Findings From Bratton Report

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A  summary of the Bratton Report released today (the full report is due tomorrow) contains numerous basic criticisms of the Oakland Police Department. One particular finding that stood out to us: “Effectively, burglaries are not investigated in the City of Oakland with only one part-time investigator assigned to more than 10,000 burglaries last year.” Other […]

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