Officer Layoffs

An Oakland Police patrol car. (CBS)

Oakland Launches First Police Academy Since Last Year’s Layoffs

The Oakland Police Department on Monday began its first police academy since the City Council voted to lay off 80 officers in July 2010 in a budget-cutting move.


San Jose Police Car (CBS)

San Jose Cops Facing Layoffs Find Work In Santa Cruz Co.

San Jose’s loss may be Santa Cruz County’s gain – at least when it comes to their respective law enforcement units.