Oakland has sworn in Howard Jordan to head its police department, replacing Chief Anthony Batts who announced his departure just two days earlier. We discuss public safety in Oakland, including this week’s special election to decide whether Oakland will adopt a parcel tax to extend funding for police programs.
Sean Maher, reporter for the Oakland Tribune
Matthai Kuruvila, staff writer for The San Francisco Chronicle
Jean Quan, mayor of Oakland
Howard Jordan, Oakland's interim police chief