Suffer These Crimes in Oakland? Don't Call the Cops
Oakland's police chief is making some dire claims about what his force will and will not respond to if layoffs go as planned.
Chief Anthony Batts listed exactly 44 situations that his officers will no longer respond to and they include grand theft, burglary, car wrecks, identity theft and vandalism. He says if you live and Oakland and one of the above happens to you, you need to let police know on-line.
Some 80 officers were to be let go at midnight last night if a last-minute deal was not reached. That's about ten percent of the work force.
That deadline has been extended to Tuesday morning with a possible council vote at 10:30 a.m.
Suffer These Crimes in Oakland? Don't Call the Cops | NBC Bay Area
Think he'll go through with it?