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  •  Yes they do. Please explain how the courts (0+ / 0-)

    can enforce such an agreement assuming the police officers refuse to obey it?  The answer is that short of Obama sending in federal troops, they can't!

    You have watched Faux News, now lose 2d10 SAN.

    by Throw The Bums Out on Mon Dec 10, 2012 at 08:49:59 PM PST

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    •  The police officers aren't party to the agreement. (0+ / 0-)

      The agreement is to have a "compliance officer", paid by the City of Oakland, with certain powers wrt the police management, including the right to fire the Chief.  

      OPD and the City of Oakland cannot but honor the letter of this agreement.  And as I said, whether the police, from the Chief to the lowliest cop on the beat, will cooperate, is another matter entirely.

    •  Start by firing the chief (1+ / 0-)
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      Then fire officers who don't get with the program enthusiastically.

      Continue until morale improves.

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