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November 16, 2008

Oakland police force largest in its history

By Angela Hill
San Jose Mercury News

OAKLAND — With gleaming badges, six-months of intense training and plenty of youthful enthusiasm, 38 new Oakland police officers were added to the force Friday, graduating from the 165th Oakland Police Academy and beefing up the ranks to a high of 837, the most officers in the department's history.

At least for the time being.

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