The Oakland Police Department has been so ineffectively structured that only one part-time investigator was assigned to handle 10,000 reported burglaries last year, a stunning deficiency revealed Thursday by police consultants hired by the city to develop a crime-fighting plan.Or maybe just complete and total incompetence.
"Given the way the organization was structured, burglary was not being investigated," said William Andrews, one of the consultants working on a team hired by Oakland Mayor Jean Quan and the City Council to help police reduce the crime problem.
Saturday, May 11, 2013
Oakland burglaries barely investigated
Oakland, you guys need to ask where your money is going and why it isn't getting to where you want it. I smell corruption.