Bike Officers, Others Reassigned Amid Stockton Police Staff Shortages, Union Says

The Stockton Police Department plans to end its bicycle officer program and remove officers from public housing communities amid a staffing shortfall of more than 100 officers, police union leaders said earlier this month.

“We’re grasping for straws. We’re trying to salvage the integrity of the department and keep people here,” said Jeremiah Skaggs, a traffic officer and vice president of the Stockton Police Officer’s Association.

Continue reading at

More from our Recent Developments Blog.​