SAN JOSE (KCBS) – The San Jose Police Department will soon require officers to work overtime, to keep an adequate number of officers on the streets.
The new overtime plan is expected to be implemented in the next week or two. San Jose Police spokesperson Sgt. Heather Randol said some officers will be required to work 2-3 hours of overtime on days when staffing is below minimum levels.READ MORE: UPDATE: Possible Explosive Device Outside Oakland Federal Building Turns Out To Be Hoax
“This is a unique situation. We have officers retiring and resigning, and our staffing numbers are at a critically low number,” Randol said.