San Jose Dispatchers Warn 911 Calls May Be Put On Hold Due To Staffing Shortage

San Jose’s 911 dispatchers are sounding the alarm and urging the city council to take immediate action addressing a staffing shortage. Dispatchers said the staffing issue means some calls for help are getting put on hold. Fire dispatchers said during the VTA yard shooting some other emergency calls had to be put on hold for […]

LAPD Examines Whether It Could Make COVID-19 Vaccine Mandatory For Cops

The Los Angeles Police Commission on Tuesday requested the LAPD report back to it on the possibility and legality of a COVID-19 vaccination mandate for officers and the work assignments of its unvaccinated personnel — who represent nearly half the department. The commission’s civilian members requested the information during their weekly virtual meeting after citing reporting […]