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Earlier this year, Anne Kirkpatrick became Oakland's newest police chief. Kirkpatrick’s got a Southern twang and change maker cred, having just left her job leading reform efforts at the Chicago police department. But some are skeptical that any one chief can change a department rocked by scandal for so long.

Kevin Jones

This isn’t the story of another police shooting. It’s the story of what happens after a police shooting. Especially one in particular.

Life of the Law: Commuting Cops

Sep 29, 2015

Have you ever had a police officer from your town, live on your block? The answer is likely, no. And there’s a good chance that your local beat cop doesn’t even live in the city they patrol—they likely commute out to the suburbs when their shift is over.  

Daily news roundup for Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Aug 25, 2015
Mike Koozmin, S.F. Examiner

Here's what's happening in the Bay Area, as curated by KALW news:

 

Police arrest robbery suspect following foot chase through BART tunnels // SF Examiner

“A robbery suspect sent polio on a roughly one-hour foot pursuit through the BART tunnels near the Lake Merritt station today, a BART police lieutenant said.

Daily news roundup for Thursday, April 30, 2015

Apr 30, 2015
James Tensuan / Special to the SF Chronicle

African Americans cited for resisting arrest at high rate in S.F. // SF Gate 

"African Americans in San Francisco are cited for resisting arrest at a rate eight times greater than whites even when serious crimes are not involved, according to statistics drawn from court records.