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POLL: How Much Should the City Pay San Jose Police Officers?

How much should the city of San Jose pay its police officers?

Public safety and the recruitment and retention of San Jose police officers dominated discussions during the campaign season. So, what’s the right salary for a job in which men and women could very well have risk their life every day they put on a uniform? It’s not supposed to be an easy question.


A Conversation with San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed: Part I

San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed will term out of office in less than four months.

San Jose Inside editor Josh Koehn sat down for a interview last week with San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed. In the first part of their conversation, the two discuss the city’s controversial pension reforms, the depleted police ranks, the current mayor’s race, San Jose’s lawsuit with Major League Baseball and Reed’s insistence that he’s not a closet Republican.