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Oakland Police Scandal

Ben Margot / AP / File

In this May 13, 2016 file photo, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf, left, speaks beside then-Oakland Chief of Police Sean Whent in Oakland, Calif.

Ben Margot / AP / File

It’s been a bad week for the Oakland Police Department (OPD), which has been rocked by a sex scandal that’s led to the firing of three different police chiefs. The East Bay Express exposed the widespread scandal that included officers from multiple agencies within the OPD sleeping with a teenaged sex worker.

East Bay Express reporter Darwin BondGraham talks about the scandal and what it means for the City of Oakland and its beleaguered police department. 

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