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New Acting Oakland Police Chief Sean Whent (CBS)

Recruiting Firm’s Stance On Gay Employee Benefits Delays Oakland Police Chief Search

Oakland’s search for a new permanent police chief has been delayed a second time because the recruiting firm the city planned to hire was disqualified for denying equal benefits to gay employees.

03/13/2014

Oakland police chief Howard Jordan looks on during a press conference on October 26, 2011 in Oakland. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Oakland Police Chief Jordan Takes Medical Leave; Plans Retirement

In a letter to officers, Oakland Police Chief Howard Jordan announced on Wednesday that he is stepping down for health reasons.

05/08/2013

A Occupy Oakland protester stands in front of the police line as the police block streets near the Oakland City Hall on October 25, 2011. (Kimhiro Hoshino/AFP/Getty Images)

Oakland Police Officers To Be Disciplined For Occupy Protest Incidents

Oakland Police Chief Howard Jordan said Friday that he wants to discipline 44 of his officers for misconduct in their handling of Occupy Oakland protesters at three major demonstrations in the past year.

10/12/2012

The booking photo for Oakland school massacre suspect One L. Goh. (Alameda County Sheriff)

Oakland Shooting Suspect Was Expelled, Felt Disrespected

One Goh’s life was on the skids even before he became the suspect in the nation’s biggest mass school shooting since Virginia Tech.

04/03/2012

(courtesy of Oakland Police Dept.)

Oakland Mayor Quan Names Assistant Chief Jordan Acting Police Chief

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan announced Thursday that Assistant Police Chief Howard Jordan will serve as acting police chief for the city following the surprise resignation of Chief Anthony Batts earlier this week.

CBS San Francisco–10/13/2011

Oakland Police Chief Anthony Batts

Oakland’s Police Chief Finalist For Top Cop Job In San Jose

OAKLAND (CBS/AP) – Oakland Mayor Jean Quan says the city’s popular police chief has told her he is a finalist for the top cop job in San Jose. Chief Anthony Batts has lead the Oakland […]

CBS San Francisco–01/17/2011

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