After a nine-hour Oakland City Council meeting, members voted 7-1 to hire former Los Angeles and New York police chief - Bill Bratton - to help the city with its horrific violence.
Over shouts of "Shame on You!" and "Let the war begin," the vote came at 2 a.m. Wednesday to hire Bratton as a consultant for $250,000 to help the police department curb its rising crime rate. Councilwoman Desley Brooks was the lone "no" vote.
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