When Vic Lee and I went to former San Mateo Police Department Chief Susan Manheimer's retirement party 4 months ago, I did not foresee this. That she would come out of retirement after a respected 35-year career in Bay Area law enforcement to step into a most challenging situation. She said yes to becoming the interim chief of Oakland Police Department amid tremendous acrimony between the Oakland Police Officers' Association and the citizen-led Oakland Police Commission over, among other things, the fate of 5 police officers involved in the shooting death of a homeless man. Yesterday, Chief Manheimer talked with Dan Ashley and me in her first and only media interview since starting her new role.
Check it out. https://abc7news.com/exclusive-oaklands-interim-police-chief-talks-challenges-objectives-for-department/6105963/