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Phil Matier: New Pension Plan Leading To Police, Fire Chiefs Leaving Positions

KCBS, CBS 5 and SF Chronicle Insider Phil Matier looks at why many Bay Area fire and police leaders are leaving their positions.


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San Jose Launches Search For New Police Chief

The city of San Jose is launching a nationwide search for a new police chief following the sudden and surprising retirement announcement of current top cop Chris Moore.


SJPD Chief Chris Moore (SJPD)

San Jose Police Chief Announces Retirement

Less than two years after becoming San Jose’s top cop, Police Chief Chris Moore announced Monday that he will retire in early 2013.


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San Jose Police Officer Leaks Photo Of Mayor Reed’s Traffic Ticket

A police chief has scolded his officers for the Internet posting of a photograph of a traffic citation given to San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed.


San Jose Police investigators mark evidence at the scene of a shooting on South King Road, August 23, 2012. (CBS)

San Jose Vigil Held To Remember Victims Of Recent Violence

San Jose City and community leaders joined people seeking an end to violence for a prayer vigil outside city hall Monday evening.


San Jose Police on the scene of a fatal stabbing inside a Safeway store on Story Road on August 21, 2012. (CBS)

San Jose Police Redeploys Officers Amid Increasing Violence

The San Jose Police Department is redeploying officers and freeing up other staff in order to increase police presence on the streets after eight homicides in 11 days.


A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

San Jose May Get CHP Assistance As Crime Wave Continues

A state assemblywoman representing the San Jose area said violence is becoming “out of control” in a letter to the city’s chief of police Tuesday on the heels of the city’s 30th homicide of the year.


A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

IBM Study Suggests SJ Police And Fire Can Do More With Less

San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed supports a study that he commissioned that suggests both the fire and police departments could slash hundreds of jobs.


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San Jose Offers Reward For Unsolved Thanksgiving Hate Crime

San Jose police are asking for the public’s help in solving a high-profile hate crime that happened late last year where a man was beaten in a Lucky Supermarket parking lot and called a “terrorist.”


A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

SJPD Sick Calls Spike Amid Budget Crunch, Pension Debate

Despite budget tightening that has left the San Jose Police Department short staffed, the force has seen a huge jump in sick calls in recent months.