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A look at Bill Bratton's crime rate track record

With the City of Oakland now bringing in a big name lawman to help fight crime -- we have a look at his track record.

Federal takeover of Oakland police offers opportunities in new year
By Mike Males & Anthony Bernier Oakland, California's, troubled police department is the first ever to be taken over completely by a federal judge and his appointed director. Oakland's newest police chief, Howard Jordan, the fifth in a recent succession, has proven unable to reform a department plagued by systematic police brutality and racial profiling and, despite exorbitant budgets, chronic understaffing, abysmal crime-solving rates, and a severely backlogged laboratory. U.S. District…
Report: Monitor's findings shed poor light on Oakland's police department
Report: Monitor's findings shed poor light on Oakland's police department Oakland Tribune, October 3, 2012

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