From the Polk Award–winning investigative duo comes a critical look at the systematic corruption and brutality within the Oakland Police Department, and the more than two-decades-long saga of attempted reforms and explosive scandals.
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Ali Winston is an independent reporter covering criminal justice, privacy, and surveillance. His work has been rewarded with several awards, including the George Polk Award for local reporting in 2017. Ali is a graduate of the University of Chicago and the University of California, Berkeley. He lives in New York.
Darwin BondGraham has reported on gun violence for The Guardian and was an enterprise reporter for the East Bay Express. BondGraham’s work has also appeared with ProPublica and other leading national and local outlets. He holds a doctorate in sociology from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and was the co-recipient of the George Polk Award for local reporting in 2017. He lives in Oakland, California.
Dan Lindheim is an economist, planner, software developer, and attorney. Lindheim is currently a Professor of Practice at the Goldman School of Public Policy, as well as the Faculty Director for the Center on Civility & Democratic Engagement. He previously was Oakland’s City Administrator. In prior careers, Lindheim was a World Bank economist, senior advisor to Congressman Ron Dellums, and spent over a decade in the private sector as President and CEO oftwo leading high tech software companies. More recently, Lindheim was a member of Berkeley’s Reimagining Public Safety Task Force and chaired the Mayor’s Budget Transparency Committee.
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