Quan Gambles on Batts

Supporters of Anthony Batts are elated that he’s decided to stay on as Oakland’s police chief. And Mayor Jean Quan told reporters that she’s “very happy” and “very relieved” that Batts isn’t leaving. But Quan appears to have taken a big risk by urging Batts to remain as Oakland’s top cop, especially when he has made it clear that his heart isn’t completely in the job.

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