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Audit: San Jose Could Save $600,000 By Curtailing Take-Home Vehicles

October 22, 2010  | 

San Jose could save $600,000 by curtailing the number of police and firefighters who commute with their city vehicles from as far away as Modesto, Monterey and Walnut Creek, according to a new audit.

About 90 police vehicles, including sedans, motorcycles and SUVs, should not be taken home. Those vehicles are mostly driven by officers who work in traffic enforcement or with police dogs, but they also are used by deputy chiefs, according to the report.

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