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As the city council makes tough decisions about budget cuts, the parking enforcement unit may soon be a part of the OPD.  This transfer may mean tougher background checks for parking enforcement technicians.  Archived photo by Megan Molteni.

As parking enforcement transfers to OPD oversight, workers will have to pass new background checks

City officials are preparing to transfer Oakland’s parking enforcement unit to the Oakland Police Department. The transfer will allow the parking enforcement staff to be trained to write tickets and accident reports. But the move...