Plus: The council will vote on a police department hiring plan and hear a report on redlining in West Oakland.
Just 10% of Oakland officers live in Oakland. New data sheds light on staffing progress and challenges.
At an emotional meeting on Tuesday, the City Council authorized adding two police academies next year and hiring a recruitment firm to help fill vacancies.
District 4 Councilmember Sheng Thao is proposing the city start a national search for experienced officers and offer a $50,000 hiring bonus.