Oakland police chief to resign



Oakland Police Chief Wayne Tucker speaks during a news conference in Oakland, Calif. regarding former transit officer, Johannes Mehserle, 27, who has been charged with murder in the shooting death of an unarmed man, 22-year-old Oscar Grant. (AP Photo)

By Henry K. Lee
San Francisco Chronicle

OAKLAND, Calif. — Oakland Police Chief Wayne Tucker, whose department has been rocked by a series of scandals and embarrassments in recent months, said today that he will resign next month and blasted the City Council for giving "lip service" to a desire for tackling the city's problems.

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