Holly Joshi is a former Oakland Police officer and current Senior Advisor (and former Executive Director) of the nonprofit Motivating, Inspiring, Supporting & Serving Sexually Exploited Youth (MISSSEY). At OPD she was the department head of the vice and child-exploitation unit.
“I felt one degree of separation from people who were suffering on the streets of Oakland,” Joshi said. “And so I wanted to do a job that would put me that close (with) daily touch in the community.” - Joshi [source]
2016-02-15: Longtime cop leaves Oakland force to help keep children on track, SF Chronicle
2017- 05-28:Former Oakland cop fights to save youth from sex trafficking, East Bay Times
2017-12-06: "Systems That Oppress Women Create Dangerous Circumstances for Girls of Color" by Holly Joshi, East Bay Express