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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. (AP)

Frustrated Oakland Police Chief Resigns Citing Lack Of Resources

Oakland’s police chief told city officials Tuesday that he regretfully planned to resign in November to take on another opportunity, expressing frustration at a lack of support provided to the department during his two-year tenure.


Violent Crimes Declining In San Francisco

San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr said the declining numbers have a lot to do with cooperation between officers and the community.


OUSD School Police Chief Pete Sarna participates in a summer camp for kids (Oakland Unified School District)

Oakland Schools Police Chief Retires After Accusations Of Racial Slur

The police chief for the Oakland Unified School District abruptly announced his retirement Wednesday after coming under fire for allegedly using racial slurs.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–08/17/2011

OUSD School Police Chief Pete Sarna participates in a summer camp for kids (Oakland Unified School District)

Oakland School District Police Chief Accused Of Racial Slurs

A top cop for East Bay schools is off the job after allegedly using the N-word after a golf game with friends.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–08/16/2011

Matthew Odetto, San Rafael Police Chief

San Rafael Police Chief Resigns

After serving as San Rafael’s top cop for four-and-a-half years, Police Chief Matthew Odetto submitted his resignation, retiring after 30 years in law enforcement, city officials said Tuesday.

CBS San Francisco–07/06/2011

Osama Bin Laden

Osama Bin Laden’s Death Puts SFPD On Alert

Chief Greg Suhr told CBS 5 on Sunday night that the SFPD was on heightened alert as news of Osama Bin Laden’s death spread across the globe.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–05/01/2011

San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr. (SFPD)

Suhr Selected As New San Francisco Police Chief

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS 5) — Mayor Ed Lee has selected Captain Greg Suhr to become the new Chief of the San Francisco Police Department, CBS 5 has learned. Suhr, who was assigned to the Bayview […]

CBS San Francisco–04/26/2011

Public Defender Jeff Adachi said this drug bust on March 1st in San Francisco’s Outer Richmond neighborhood was mishandled by officers. (San Francisco Public Defender / YouTube)

SFPD Chief Defends Officers’ Actions In Videotaped Drug Bust

A combative SFPD Chief Jeff Godown came out swinging at the city’s public defender Thursday, defending his officers against allegations of police misconduct in drug cases.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–03/31/2011

Oakland Police Chief Anthony Batts. (AP)

Oakland Police Chief Says Decision On Future Coming Soon

Police chief Anthony Batts said he hopes to decide by the end of the week whether he will stay in Oakland for the long-haul.





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