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San Jose Cops Fleeing, City Looks to Add Officers

September 4, 2013 | 3:23 pm

San Jose Cops Fleeing, City Looks to Add Officers

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The San Jose City Council approves a funding strategy to add new police.

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Amid High Crime and Budget Cuts, San Jose Police Chief Chris Moore to Retire

September 17, 2012 | 4:00 pm

Amid High Crime and Budget Cuts, San Jose Police Chief Chris Moore to Retire

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San Jose Police Chief Chris Moore is retiring. The Mercury News reports he will leave at the end of Jan, 2013. Moore was chosen to head San Jose’s department just last January. Moore was the acting chief at the time, and he beat out Oakland’s then-chief Anthony Batts for the job. The announcement comes just […]

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A.M. Splash: SJ Police Officer Kills Armed Suspect; Occupy San Jose; Jerry Brown Signs Bill Restricting Rifles, ‘Open Carry’

October 10, 2011 | 8:49 am

A.M. Splash: SJ Police Officer Kills Armed Suspect; Occupy San Jose; Jerry Brown Signs Bill Restricting Rifles, ‘Open Carry’

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San Jose police officer shoots and kills armed suspect (SJ Mercury News) A San Jose police officer shot and killed an armed man who “made a motion that the officer perceived to be a threat,” police spokesman Sgt. Jason Dwyer said. A handgun was recovered near the man. Police did not immediately release the officer’s […]

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Police Chief Chris Moore Tries to Set New Tone For San Jose Police Department

February 2, 2011 | 1:11 pm

Police Chief Chris Moore Tries to Set New Tone For San Jose Police Department

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New police chief Chris Moore is trying to set a more conciliatory tone in discussing the San Jose Police Department’s sometimes troubled relations with the community it polices. From today’s San Jose Mercury News: Admitting that San Jose police officers have acted unprofessionally to some residents, newly appointed police Chief Chris Moore on Tuesday promised […]

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January 17, 2011 | 3:19 pm

Oakland Mayor Quan, Councilmember Reid React to News Chief Batts May Bolt for San Jose

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Boy, first San Jose tries to make off with Oakland’s baseball team, now they’re going after the city’s police chief. KQED’s Rachel Dornhelm reports that Oakland Police Chief Anthony Batts received a standing ovation as the keynote speaker at the 19th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Multicultural Rally in Oakland Monday. But how many […]

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