Oakland leaders will introduce the city's new Citizens' Police Review Board Director Thursday.

Anthony Finnell, a former Indianapolis police officer and supervising investigator for the Independent Police Review Authority in Chicago, was appointed recently to head up the department that had gone more than a year without a permanent director.

The department's is responsible for investigating citizen complaints against police officers and recommending discipline in certain cases.

Finnell will be meeting with residents from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Allen Temple Baptist Church, 8501 International Blvd.




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