The High Costs of Outsourcing Police 

Nine out of ten Oakland cops live outside the city — a fact that costs Oakland nearly $200 million in lost revenues a year, and may explain OPD's disconnect with the people it's supposed to serve and protect. 

Oakland police and city officials have been vowing for almost a decade to implement federally mandated reforms designed to fix the city's troubled police department. Yet despite these promises, lasting change has yet to come. According to policing experts, community activists, and…

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