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Oakland Police Chief Howard Jordan Announces Medical Retirement (Timeline)

May 8, 2013 | 12:22 pm

Oakland Police Chief Howard Jordan Announces Medical Retirement (Timeline)

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Shortly before a scheduled press conference in which high-profile Oakland policing consultant William Bratton was set to announce a new crime reduction plan, city Police Chief Howard Jordan announced he will retire from the force for medical reasons. Assistant Police Chief Anthony Toribio will take command of the department during the nationwide search for a […]

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November 15, 2012 | 8:36 am

A.M. Splash: Oakland Ordered to Negotiate on Police; SF Committee Approves Warriors Arena; SF Micro-Apartment Plan Faces Challenge

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Judge orders Oakland into negotiations over future of OPD (Oakland Tribune) The federal judge who will decide the fate of Oakland’s embattled police department ordered the city to begin settlement negotiations with attorneys seeking an outside receiver with powers to fire department brass. Citing several areas of mutual agreement, including the need for additional court […]

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June 8, 2011 | 9:01 pm

Oakland Police Release Video in Sex-Assault Case

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Oakland police have released a cellphone video they say a sexual assault victim took of her attacker earlier this week. Police said the attack occurred Tuesday morning in West Oakland when a man forced his way into the victim’s residence. She reportedly used her cellphone to record the assailant as he prepared to leave the […]

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