Monday Must Reads: OPD Ordered to Reinstate Punished Cops; Bay Bridge Appears to Have Corrosion Problems, Too

Stories you shouldn’t miss:

1. An arbitrator has ordered the Oakland Police Department to reinstate two police commanders who were demoted for their roles in a botched raid that left two officers dead, SFGate reports. The arbitrator ruled that while the two commanders — Captain Rick Orozco, who was demoted to sergeant, and Lieutenant Chris Mufarreh, who was demoted to officer — had made mistakes during the deadly raid, the department’s decision to punish them — and not other commanders who were involved — was “unfair and unbalanced.”

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