Chief calls on Calif. cops to find son's stolen iPhone
Three detectives and a sergeant each logged two hours of overtime
By Kristin J. Bender
A police report about the theft of the teen's iPhone from a school locker was never written and the Oakland Police Department was never notified that officers on the department's drug task force were in North Oakland knocking on doors looking for the phone. Three detectives and a sergeant each logged two hours of overtime.
"If your cell phone was stolen or my cell phone was stolen, I don't think any officer would be investigating it," said Michael Sherman, vice chairman of the Berkeley Police Review Commission, a city watchdog group. "They have more important things to do. We have crime in the streets."
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