Oakland’s Interim Chief Is Removed After 6 Days on Job

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Oakland's new interim police chief, appointed to clean up the mess after a growing sex scandal, lasted just six days on the job. Ben Fairow, a former Oakland officer who had been working as a deputy chief with Bay Area Rapid Transit, was removed from the position Wednesday by Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf, who had appointed him last week. She wouldn't explain why, but the Want to read more? Please subscribe to The Crime Report!