Santana: Anaheim Skirts Police Accountability

Following harassment of a Voice of OC reporter earlier this year, Anaheim’s Police Chief Jorge Cisneros has apologized for the “impact” of the action. Yet due to a state law that shields discussion of police blunders, there’s little that Anaheim’s top cop can say to the public about how missteps are handled. That should say a lot about the future of police relations and funding in California.

Anaheim Police Chief Steps Down

Anaheim Police Chief Raul Quezada abruptly retired Monday, settling a claim against the city and following calls by the police rank-and-file and management unions for his resignation. 

A Top Cop With Humble Roots

Anaheim Police Chief Raul Quezada took over the department last year after a string of fatal police shootings and a downtown riot. His reforms have been praised as crucial steps toward rebuilding trust, but some say he hasn’t done enough.