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Asst. Oakland Police Chief Again Takes Over Agency

October 16, 2011  | 

For the second time in three years, Assistant Chief Howard Jordan has been named interim chief of the Oakland Police Department.

Jordan, a 23-year veteran of the department, took over as Oakland's top cop following the resignation of Chief Anthony Batts on Tuesday. In leaving the department, Batts said he was not given the resources to accomplish the job. 

Source: Oakland Tribune

Related:

Oakland Chief Resigns, Citing Lack of Resources

Fewer Cops In Oakland Results In 'Brazen' Crimes

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