Can OPD Ever Be Fixed? 

A new overseer takes command of the deeply dysfunctional police department as news breaks that it targeted two more innocent men.

For anyone who has closely followed local news during the past decade, it's no secret that Oakland's police department is one of the worst in the nation. Late last year, the deeply dysfunctional agency narrowly avoided becoming the first in the country…

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