Oakland police announce new temp. chief

February 26, 2009 7:21:33 PM PST
Oakland Police Chief Wayne Tucker, whose resignation is effective on Saturday, will be replaced temporarily by Assistant Chief Howard Jordan.

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Jordan, who has been on the force for two decades, was hand-picked by Oakland Mayor Ron Dellums to be the department's new interim chief, department spokesman Officer Jeff Thomason said.

Tucker announced last month that he is stepping down.

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