Howard Jordan (police officer)
|Chief of the Oakland Police Department|
|Preceded by||Anthony Batts|
|Succeeded by||Anthony Toribio (Interim)|
|Occupation||Police Chief, Retired|
Howard Jordan is the former Chief of the Oakland Police Department. Jordan was appointed Interim Chief by Mayor Jean Quan in October 2011 after the resignation of Chief Anthony Batts. The appointment was made permanent the following February. Prior to his appointment as Chief, Jordan had accrued over twenty years experience as a member of the Oakland Police Department.
Jordan announced his retirement due to medical reasons on May 8, 2013. Assistant Chief Anthony Toribio became the department’s interim chief in accordance with department policy, replaced by Sean Whent only two days later.
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- Matthew Artz (2013-05-08). "Police Chief Howard Jordan announces medical retirement". Oakland Tribune.
- Oakland Police Chief Announces Resignation
- Matthew Artz (2013-05-10). "Interim Police Chief Toribio out just two days after appointment". Oakland Tribune.
|Chief of the Oakland Police Department
Anthony Toribio (Interim)
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