Oakland Police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick Ousted

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An Oakland Police officer walks by patrol cars at the Oakland Police headquarters on December 6, 2012 in Oakland, California.  (Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

The Oakland Police Commission voted unanimously Thursday to fire Chief Anne Kirkpatrick without cause. The vote followed months of strained relations between the citizen-led Commission and the police department. We'll discuss what led to the firing and what's next for the department.


Henry Lee, crime reporter, KTVU

Jim Chanin, civil rights attorney