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Oakland mayor names Jordan police chief, hires new fire chief

Original post made on Feb 2, 2012

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan Wednesday announced that interim police Chief Howard Jordan will head the Police Department on a permanent basis.

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Posted by Mary
a resident of Del Prado
on Feb 2, 2012 at 10:17 am

Congratulations to the new Chief and good luck with the difficult task. I also want to lend my support to the Oakland PD for their thankless job of trying to keep rest in a restless city, now complicated with the Occupy Oaklanders. A huge thank you from a neighboring community member.

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Posted by mittens
a resident of Downtown
on Feb 3, 2012 at 8:50 am

is this more affirmative action hiring or are these two the best fit for the jobs?

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Posted by steve
a resident of Parkside
on Feb 3, 2012 at 9:01 am

Just look at any photo of the city. It's ALL affirmative action hires. Next the new hires will want to rename the city either Mexiland or Kenyamerica.