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Court Monitor Sees Improvement in Oakland Police Compliance

May 1, 2013 | 9:48 am

Court Monitor Sees Improvement in Oakland Police Compliance

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(BCN) An independent monitor says the Oakland Police Department is making a “slight improvement” in meeting reforms that were mandated in the settlement of a police brutality lawsuit a decade ago. In his 13th quarterly report filed with U.S. District Court Judge Thelton Henderson, who approved the settlement in 2003, monitor Robert Warshaw said the […]

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New Overseer Could Disrupt Oakland Police Routines

March 5, 2013 | 3:32 pm

New Overseer Could Disrupt Oakland Police Routines

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Oakland police officers can expect to see change in their department. Thomas Frazier, appointed to oversee the Oakland police by a federal judge on Monday, has a reputation as an innovator not afraid to shatter police department traditions. Frazier is taking on a job that previous chiefs could not, or would not, do: bring the […]

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