The 9-member jury awarded Kirkpatrick more than $337,000 in damages.
In emotional testimony, Anne Kirkpatrick said she was fired as retaliation for elevating concerns about Police Commission members.
Anne Kirkpatrick says she was fired for whistleblowing. City officials say she took OPD backwards. A jury trial is likely.
John Alden led the Community Police Review Agency for nearly 3 years. The commission declined to say why he was dismissed.
Michelle Phillips, a deputy inspector in Baltimore, will lead police oversight efforts in Oakland.