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Sam Liccardo, candidate for San Jose Mayor. (CBS)

San Jose Mayor Liccardo Calls For Police Accountability After Data Shows Department’s Potential Racial Bias

San Jose’s Mayor Sam Liccardo is calling for increased police accountability in the wake of data that shows the department routinely stops or detains blacks and Latinos at disproportionate rates.

05/12/2015

San Jose Police on the scene of a fatal shooting. (CBS)

San Jose Police Approve New Contract, Union Says Officer Exodus Will Continue

San Jose police officers have overwhelmingly approved a new contract offer, which provides a 10 percent raise over three years following almost a year of bitter labor negotiations.

12/03/2013

San Jose Police at the scene of a fatal stabbing. (CBS)

San Jose Police Officers Reject City’s Contract Offer, 3 Percent Raise

In a near unanimous decision, San Jose police officers have rejected the city’s latest one-year contract offer, which included a three-percent raise.

10/09/2013