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‘At an impasse’: Safety panel unswayed by OPD chief’s support for license plate readers

The Oakland City Council Public Safety Committee has tentatively rejected Police Chief LeRonne Armstrong’s bid for the continued use of automated license plate readers to solve crimes. Councilmember and Chair Carroll Fife and Vice Mayor Rebecca Kaplan voted to send the request back to the city’s Privacy Advisory Commission before the committee considers the idea […]