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LeRonne Armstrong was fired in February of 2023 over a misconduct probe; the city has not had a permanent chief since his firing
"[Officer Tuan Le] will be remembered for his kindness, his smile, and the positive change he brought to the lives of those around him,” the city of Oakland said. “He is a true hero who dedicated his life to making our community safer”
The police chief position has been open since February, when Mayor Sheng Thao suspended and subsequently fired former Chief LeRonne Armstrong
Mayor Sheng Thao fired Chief LeRonne Armstrong after a probe found gross dereliction of duty in a sergeant’s misconduct cases
Transit authority will increase the number of patrol officers on trains and at stations as it tries to bring back riders after the pandemic
A probe concluded the chief failed to properly investigate a sergeant involved in a hit-and-run with his patrol car, as well as an incident where he fired his service weapon inside police HQ
Hundreds of students went into lockdown as police swarmed the grounds searching for the shooter who is still at large
Anne Kirkpatrick said her firing came in retaliation for exposing abuses of power and corruption within the commission