Oakland Police Commission unveils new list of police chief candidates

The Oakland Police Commission unveiled a new slate of candidates for the city's next police chief on Tuesday after Mayor Sheng Thao rejected the commission's initial picks.

Returning to the list is former San Leandro Police Chief Abdul Pridgen, who left the department in September after allegations he violated department policy.

Pridgen was also included in the commission's first lineup in December. He has declined an interview with KTVU.

Civil Rights attorney Jim Chanin said all the candidates seemed to have concerning issues, but Pridgen would especially be a hard sell.

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