Federal Judge Fires Compliance Director Overseeing Oakland Police Department

Thomas Frazier made waves as police chief in Baltimore.  Read more: http://www.sfgate.com/crime/article/Oakland-s-hope-for-troubled-police-force-4334751.php#ixzz2MxWUXFFH

Thomas Frazier made waves as police chief in Baltimore.

A Federal Judge terminated the Compliance Director for the Oakland Police Department.  He is firing Thomas Frazier who spent 28 years in law enforcement in the Bay Area.  He was the Police Commissioner inBaltimorewhere he had a rough relationship with the rank and file.  Judge Thelton Henderson said that the position was a duplication of services and more expensive and less efficient.  For up-to-date news accounts of this story, photos, videos and to post comments, please access the links below:

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