Oakland’s New Police Chief Makes Record Salary
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The incoming police chief in Oakland will reportedly receive the largest base pay in the city’s history.
Incoming Chief Anne Kirkpatrick will earn a base salary of nearly $270,000.
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The SF Gate reported Wednesday that with total compensation and benefits her salary could reach $299,675. The paper also reported that the two and a half year deal was approved by the city council on Tuesday.
“What I will tell you is that I am a leader,” Kirkpatrick said at a previous news conference announcing her appointment, listing qualities Oakland wanted in its police chief.