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The Mercury News
Crackdown on Vietnamese gang leads to cop’s arrest, guns, drugs, alligatorextortion and drug trafficking ring run out of some of the myriad Vietnamese ca
Crackdown on Vietnamese gang leads to cop’s arrest, guns, drugs, alligator
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
extortion and drug trafficking ring run out of some of the myriad Vietnamese cafes that dot the city. San Jose police Chief Eddie Garcia, joined by officials with the FBI and DEA, detailed the operation in a news conference Wednesday, one day after... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
South Bay barbershop opens unique dialogue on race relationsofficers," says David Armstead, a senior at San Jose State. Two weeks ago, the
South Bay barbershop opens unique dialogue on race relations
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 2 days ago
officers," says David Armstead, a senior at San Jose State. Two weeks ago, the students met with San Jose Police Chief Eddie Garcia, campus police chief and six officers. They say it was a productive dialogue about fears of the black community... Read more
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The Mercury News
San Jose ‘trespasser’ arrest at Target raises free speech issuesof Silicon Valley has tried to use it for advantage, holding a protest outside
San Jose ‘trespasser’ arrest at Target raises free speech issues
The Mercury News / Posted 5 days ago
of Silicon Valley has tried to use it for advantage, holding a protest outside the same Target. Even San Jose Police Chief Eddie Garcia showed up, defending his officers but pledging a review of policy. As it happens, the Bustamante case has an... Read more
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The Morning Sun
Gorillas win in overtime!had other ideas, as he snuck through the offensive blockade to get a hand on th
Gorillas win in overtime!
The Morning Sun / Posted 7 days ago
had other ideas, as he snuck through the offensive blockade to get a hand on the ball as it left the foot of NSU kicker Eddie Garcia for the block, turning the ball over to the Gorillas. It looked as if Pitt State was going to capitalize on... Read more
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The Mercury News
Latino groups look to turn Target arrest into voter boonif evidenced by a rally Thursday led by the Latino Vote Alliance of Silicon Val
Latino groups look to turn Target arrest into voter boon
The Mercury News / Posted 9 days ago
if evidenced by a rally Thursday led by the Latino Vote Alliance of Silicon Valley and joined by San Jose Police Chief Eddie Garcia, outside the same store where alliance co-chair Salvador “Chava” Bustamante was arrested Monday. Speakers... Read more
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The Mercury News
9/11: San Jose remembers fallen heroesthe victims. “As times get rough for what we do, I ask you to look down at you
9/11: San Jose remembers fallen heroes
The Mercury News / Posted 12 days ago
the victims. “As times get rough for what we do, I ask you to look down at your badges or patches,” San Jose police Chief Eddie Garcia told the uniformed officers standing at attention on Market Street. He reminded them of the difficult nature of... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
San Jose's Emergency Fix on Police Patrols Takes Effectway down. On Friday, a fresh class came out of the academy. "Some start today,
San Jose's Emergency Fix on Police Patrols Takes Effect
NBC Bay Area / Posted 13 days ago
way down. On Friday, a fresh class came out of the academy. "Some start today, and some start throughout this week," Chief Eddie Garcia said. Garcia said no matter the numbers, there should be no worry. "San Jose is safe, and that doesn't happen... Read more
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The Mercury News
Suspect arrested in string of Blossom Hill Road shootingseither by broken glass or graze wounds. A motive for the shootings was not dis
Suspect arrested in string of Blossom Hill Road shootings
The Mercury News / Posted 16 days ago
either by broken glass or graze wounds. A motive for the shootings was not disclosed Wednesday. San Jose police Chief Eddie Garcia lauded his officers for solving a case that struck fear in the hearts of residents. “Understanding the fear and... Read more
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MLive.com
SpartanNash unveils new program to prevent accidental drug overdosesand reverse an accidental prescription overdose. "The key to our Opioid Safety
SpartanNash unveils new program to prevent accidental drug overdoses
MLive.com / Posted 24 days ago
and reverse an accidental prescription overdose. "The key to our Opioid Safety Project is the education component," said Eddie Garcia, director of pharmacy merchandising at SpartanNash. "We never want our store guests to have to use the naloxone,... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
San Jose declares State of Emergency over crimeof the fatigue, and also keep our community safe, that we needed to do this and
San Jose declares State of Emergency over crime
WWLP Springfield / Posted 24 days ago
of the fatigue, and also keep our community safe, that we needed to do this and do this quickly,” San Jose Police Chief Eddie Garcia said. The plan is to reassign 47 detectives to patrols between now and Sept. 11, sources confirm to KRON. This... Read more
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The Mercury News
San Jose police crisis: Council declares emergency to patch up street patrolsthe desperation of the times, the San Jose City Council declared a state of eme
San Jose police crisis: Council declares emergency to patch up street patrols
The Mercury News / Posted 25 days ago
the desperation of the times, the San Jose City Council declared a state of emergency Tuesday to allow police Chief Eddie Garcia to shift more officers to the city's undermanned street patrol, a stopgap to keep intact the force's most basic... Read more
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The Mercury News
San Jose police crisis: Council declares technical emergency to patch up street patrolsdesperation of the times, the San Jose City Council declared a technical state
San Jose police crisis: Council declares technical emergency to patch up street patrols
The Mercury News / Posted 25 days ago
desperation of the times, the San Jose City Council declared a technical state of emergency Tuesday to give police Chief Eddie Garcia the ability to redistribute more of his officers to the city's undermanned street patrol, a stopgap to keep... Read more
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WRUF AM850 Gainesville
Gators ready to Open the Cross Country SeasonPaul Spangler, the men’s side will be full of familiar faces but lost two key r
Gators ready to Open the Cross Country Season
WRUF AM850 Gainesville / Posted 25 days ago
Paul Spangler, the men’s side will be full of familiar faces but lost two key runners from last season in Jimmy Clark and Eddie Garcia. Though, luckily they return 2015 USTFCCCA All-South Region honoree Carlos Miranda and SEC All-Freshman Team... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Council to Vote on Police Staffing Emergencystaffing problem, but he pledges to work with Garcia in coming up with solution
Council to Vote on Police Staffing Emergency
NBC Bay Area / Posted 25 days ago
staffing problem, but he pledges to work with Garcia in coming up with solutions. San Jose Police Department Chief Eddie Garcia told NBC Bay Area in a previous interview that he worried about the depleted state of his department and fatigue... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
San Jose City Council to Address Police Staffing Crisisright now in police officers out on patrol," Mayor Sam Liccardo said on Saturda
San Jose City Council to Address Police Staffing Crisis
NBC Bay Area / Posted 25 days ago
right now in police officers out on patrol," Mayor Sam Liccardo said on Saturday. San Jose Police Department Chief Eddie Garcia is set to declare a staffing emergency on Tuesday, noting that he worries about the depleted state of his... Read more
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The Mercury News
San Jose should declare emergency on police staffingThe San Jose City Council should declare a public safety emergency Tuesday so t
San Jose should declare emergency on police staffing
The Mercury News / Posted 26 days ago
The San Jose City Council should declare a public safety emergency Tuesday so that Police Chief Eddie Garcia can sidestep the police union contract and immediately assign his dwindling number of officers where they're most needed, regardless of their... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
SJPD Faces Saturday Staffing Shortages, Clamors for Helpagain requested that any available officers call in and sign up for a shift if
SJPD Faces Saturday Staffing Shortages, Clamors for Help
NBC Bay Area / Posted 28 days ago
again requested that any available officers call in and sign up for a shift if possible. San Jose Police Department Chief Eddie Garcia is set to declare a staffing emergency on Tuesday, noting that he worries about the depleted state of his... Read more
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The Mercury News
Police staffing 'emergency' questioned by council membersconcerns. The San Jose Police Department's patrol unit has been understaffed f
Police staffing 'emergency' questioned by council members
The Mercury News / Posted 29 days ago
concerns. The San Jose Police Department's patrol unit has been understaffed for at least four years according to Chief Eddie Garcia, failing to meet its 500-officer minimum standard. Garcia indicated that starting next month, San Jose would not... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
San Jose police officers sleeping in RVs due to mandatory overtimestate when it comes to staffing,” said Paul Kelly, president of the San Jose Po
San Jose police officers sleeping in RVs due to mandatory overtime
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 29 days ago
state when it comes to staffing,” said Paul Kelly, president of the San Jose Police Officer’s Association. SJPD Chief Eddie Garcia could shift 47 officers from various departments back out to patrol. “There have been days when we've had to... Read more
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The Mercury News
Police, political rhetoric revving high heading into crucial staffing votethe extending of shifts by as many as six hours based on day-to-day patrol need
Police, political rhetoric revving high heading into crucial staffing vote
The Mercury News / Posted 29 days ago
the extending of shifts by as many as six hours based on day-to-day patrol needs -- have become a regularity. Police Chief Eddie Garcia declined to comment about the RV situation but continued his drumbeat about the overtaxing of his officers to... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
SJPD Chief Worried About Officer Staffing, FatigueSan Jose Police Chief Eddie Garcia on Tuesday will push the city to declare a s
SJPD Chief Worried About Officer Staffing, Fatigue
NBC Bay Area / Posted 29 days ago
San Jose Police Chief Eddie Garcia on Tuesday will push the city to declare a staffing emergency. An emergency declaration would allow the chief to pull 47 detectives from their assignments and put them in patrol cars to help keep the community and... Read more
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The Mercury News
Crackdown on Vietnamese gang leads to cop's arrest, guns, drugs, alligatorextortion and drug trafficking ring run out of some of the myriad Vietnamese ca
Crackdown on Vietnamese gang leads to cop's arrest, guns, drugs, alligator
The Mercury News / Posted 29 days ago
extortion and drug trafficking ring run out of some of the myriad Vietnamese cafes that dot the city. San Jose police Chief Eddie Garcia, joined by officials with the FBI and DEA, detailed the operation in a news conference Wednesday, one day after... Read more
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Daily Mail
Police officer among 23 arrested in California gang probeJose PD, on accusations of sharing sensitive information including police repor
Police officer among 23 arrested in California gang probe
Daily Mail / Posted 30 days ago
Jose PD, on accusations of sharing sensitive information including police reports with gang members, San Jose Police Chief Eddie Garcia told reporters. Law-enforcement officials also netted cash, drugs, weapons, gambling machines and an... Read more
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Officer.com
San Jose Officer Allegedly Leaked Info to Gangthis department who under extraordinary circumstances protect and serve the cit
San Jose Officer Allegedly Leaked Info to Gang
Officer.com / Posted 30 days ago
this department who under extraordinary circumstances protect and serve the city with great honor," San Jose Police Chief Eddie Garcia said Wednesday. "As distasteful as this has been to have identified and criminally investigated one of our own,... Read more
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