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Oakland police officers approved for raises in what a council member calls ‘backroom deal’

Amid a nationwide racial reckoning between police and communities of color, Oakland city councilmembers on Tuesday gave police officers a raise following what a councilmember called a “backroom deal” by the mayor. All six councilmembers present at Tuesday’s special City Council meeting approved the raise while Vice Mayor Rebecca Kaplan and Councilmember Carroll Fife were […]