Judge Demands Investigation into Oakland Police Shootings, Maybe Federal Oversight

The Oakland Police Department’s nine-year-long struggle with federal oversight took a significant turn last week, as a federal judge demanded an investigation by court-appointed monitors into police shootings involving OPD officers and speculated openly about placing the department under federal control.


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  1. My thoughts on this particular circumstance are more along the lines of “about time” and “what took so long?”. I think the biggest problem in this situation is that a corrupt organization is getting investigated by another corrupt organization… so the likelihood that progress will be made is going to be slim.

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