No More Cops Without More Cuts 

Oakland's ongoing financial problems mean that the city's police force will remain understaffed — unless cops agree to more givebacks.

Oakland city employees endured substantial cutbacks during the Great Recession. Since 2008, the city has slashed 720 full-time jobs, or roughly 16 percent of its workforce, and public employees have agreed to unpaid furlough days, pay cuts, and salary freezes. Understandably, many…

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