San Jose Police Officers Association
While San Jose city leaders held a “study session” on the growing number of crimes in the city, police unions took to a local neighborhood, offering concerned residents crime fighting tips.
There are growing concerns following yet another homicide in the city on Tuesday night, the 31st so far this year.
The San Jose Police Officers’ Association voted on Tuesday not to proceed with a no-confidence motion requested by one of its members against Police Chief Chris Moore.
San Jose’s mayor came to the defense of his police chief after a member of the Police Officers’ Association’s Board called for a no confidence vote for the chief next week.
Decisive victories for ballot proposals cutting retirement benefits for government workers in two of the largest cities in the U.S. emboldened advocates seeking to curb pensions in state capitols and city halls across the nation.
Less than 24 hours after San Jose voters approved an overhaul of city employee pensions, unions representing police officers and firefighters filed suit.
The San Jose Police Department does not adequately monitor uniformed security work performed by off-duty police officers, according to a recent audit.
San Jose’s police union is suing the city over a ballot measure that would reduce pension benefits.
Five San Jose unions on Wednesday submitted a pension reform plan to San Jose elected officials that called a “fair compromise” to cut $467 million from the city’s pension costs over the next five years.
Sixty-six San Jose police officers were ordered to turn in their guns and badges on Thursday as the city moves forward with layoffs during a year when the murder rate has spiked dramatically.