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It’s official: Howard Jordan Oakland’s new police chief

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

imageNo big surprise except for maybe the timing, but Mayor Jean Quan this morning named Howard Jordan the city’s new police chief, removing the interim label he’s had since ex-chief Anthony Batts quit last year. And she also appointed Teresa Deloach-Reed as the city’s first-ever female fire chief. Deloach-Reed, an Oakland resident, has been assistant chief in San Jose.


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