The Authorities: Part 3
At Oakland’s City Hall, a former police captain on making and keeping peace
Public safety is a common concern in Oakland. News reports are often filled with homicides, violent crimes, and worries about police conduct. Reginald Lyles, a former police captain, serves as senior policy advisor for public safety under outgoing Mayor Jean Quan. We caught up with Deacon Lyles, as he is known in church circles, at City Hall, and asked him what he has learned about making and keeping peace.