The former lead Oakland police investigator into the slaying of Oakland Post Editor Chauncey Bailey has been accused of insubordination and compromising a police probe, and two of his superiors are facing possible discipline for allegedly failing to supervise the Bailey case properly, The Chronicle has learned.
Sgt. Derwin Longmire, the 24-year veteran who led the investigation into Bailey's slaying until last fall, could be suspended or fired if the department concludes he was guilty of misconduct.
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