The High Costs of Outsourcing Police

East Bay Express | August 10, 2012
Nine out of ten Oakland cops live outside the city -- a fact that costs Oakland nearly $200 million in lost revenues a year, and may explain the department's disconnect with the people it's supposed to serve and protect.

East Bay Express

If one mayor represented all of Alameda and Contra Costa counties, that person's 2.5 million constituents would live in the country's fourth-largest city. And just as these East Bay counties are very different from the rest of the San Francisco...
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