San Jose police officers have tentatively agreed to continue a 10 percent pay cut for the next fiscal year to prevent additional layoffs, the San Jose Police Officers' Association announced Wednesday.
The union said the agreement would save the city $25 million.
"The police officers of this city are stepping up to the plate once again to help San Jose through these difficult fiscal times," Jim Unland, president of the Police Officers' Association, said in a statement. Read More
Meynard “JR” Gamez was not one of those guys who always wanted to be a cop.
The son of Cuban immigrants, including a mother who left Cuba after her police officer brother was killed, Gamez entered college to train for a career in dentistry. And at age 19, he came home to San Francisco to oversee his family’s interior design business. Read More