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California Cop's Memorial Draws Almost 4,000 Blue Supporters

November 4, 2010
About 4,000 sworn officers from Illinois, Florida, Texas and California attend the service. Officers wore purple ribbons for the ceremony and Officer Wilson's 17-year-old son Conner served as a pallbearer.

San Diego Cop Killer An Ex-Coast Guard Hero

October 29, 2010
Holim Lee, identified by family and friends and the suspected shooter of San Diego police officer Christopher Wilson, is a former Coast Guard member whose career included commendations as well as a criminal history.

San Diego Officer Killed in Apartment Gunbattle

October 28, 2010
Police identified the slain officer as Christopher Wilson, a 17-year patrol officer and field trainer in the Southeast Division. San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders described Wilson to the San Diego Union-Tribune as "popular, funny, extremely bright and a consummate professional."

Stolen Tank Rampage In San Diego

February 23, 2010

Shawn Nelson was a U.S. Army veteran and unemployed plumber who stole an M60 Patton tank from a U.S. National Guard Armory in San Diego, Calif., and went on a rampage on May 17, 1995, destroying cars, fire hydrants, and an RV before being shot dead by police.

Los Angeles Police Historical Society Honored at Dinner

October 14, 2009
The LAPHS was honored by the SDPHS for its assistance in opening the San Diego Police Museum. The museum at 4710 College Ave. in San Diego opened last December in a renovated branch library building that had been acquire by the San Diego PD.

San Diego Officer Shoots, Kills Knife-Wielding Man

August 4, 2009
A San Diego police officer shot and killed a knife-wielding man in the Gaslamp Quarter Monday afternoon, authorities said.

San Diego Officer Cleared in Off-Duty Shooting

June 23, 2009

A San Diego police officer who was acquitted by a jury in case of an off-duty road-rage shooting will return to work Monday, according to Police Chief William Lansdowne, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

Counterfeit Check Scheme Reportedly Run by San Diego Street Gang

May 15, 2009
Having a street gang behind a conspiracy that caused a credit union to lose $500,000 could be a first in California history. State and federal law enforcement officials made that announcement yesterday morning with the arrests of 40 people in the check-cashing scheme, including some active members of the military. Twenty more people are being sought.

San Diego Law Enforcement Memorial Unveiled

May 7, 2009
About 1,000 family members and law enforcement officers gathered in front of the County Administration Center on Harbor Drive for the memorial's unveiling, which came after many construction delays. The keynote speaker, San Diego police Chief William Lansdowne, told officers' surviving family members in the front rows that their loved ones died “doing something they loved to do.”

Pension Changes Infuriate San Diego Public Safety Workers

March 19, 2009
San Diego's employee retirement board is voted to lower the pension rate guarantee from 7.75 percent to 3.54 percent effective July 1.

San Diego Police Buy ICX Mobile Observation Tower

January 8, 2009
Rising two stories above Pacific Beach, a watchful San Diego police officer for the first time had a bird's-eye view of the boisterous crowds celebrating New Year's Eve along Garnet Avenue.

Suspected Car Thief Escapes from San Diego Cops Via Drainage Pipe

November 21, 2008
Instead of stopping, the driver sped off, Tom said. After running over a spike strip near La Jolla Village Drive, the man continued to drive as his tires shredded and sparks flew from the rims.

San Diego Police Get New Technology with Help from Qualcomm

November 14, 2008
Part of the money is being used to pay for 400 PDAs, or personal digital assistants, for officers. The other upgrade is an Automated Vehicle Locator system, enabling dispatchers to immediately find every police patrol unit in service.

Gangs Blamed in Almost Half of San Diego Homicides in '07

October 8, 2008

Nearly half the homicides with known motives in San Diego County last year were at the hands of gangs, according to a study looking at victims and suspects of violent crime.

San Diego Police Dog Found Dead in Handler's Patrol Car

June 27, 2008
Authorities are investigating the death of a San Diego police dog who was found dead in the back of his handler's patrol car Friday.

San Diego SWAT Searches Mall for Shooting Suspect

March 27, 2008
Police surrounded San Diego's Plaza Bonita mall last night while SWAT officers searched for a man believed to be involved in a shootout at a southeastern San Diego cemetery.

San Diego Police K-9 Stabbed, Recovering

January 25, 2008
A San Diego police K-9 was stabbed when officers subdued a knife-wielding man at a local motel earlier this week. The dog was treated and released from an animal hospital.

How to Crack Down on Street Racing

June 1, 2006

Street racing of automobiles has been an American tradition since the early 1950s and probably long before. It’s not hard to imagine the first owners of Model T Fords staring each other down as they ran their “Tin Lizzies” down the rutted roads of the early 20th century. But the hey-day of street racing was the “I Like Ike” era when kids in souped-up Chevys and Fords would race for car titles and teenage glory.

Shots Fired: San Diego, California 01/17/1998

March 1, 2006

It had been a busy shift for Officer Philip Bozarth and Officer Juan Sanchez of the San Diego Police Department. They had spent the chilly early morning hours of Jan. 17, 1998, answering an unusually high number of domestic violence incidents, complaints of narcotics trafficking, reports of gunfire of ill-defined origins, and traffic violations.

Cutting Car Costs

April 1, 2005

Keeping fleet operating costs under control is a top priority of police fleet managers, given the realities of budget shortfalls; however, with the 24/7 nature of patrol duty and other assignments, cutting operating costs can be a tall order. POLICE magazine spoke with fleet managers from large agencies throughout the country to find out how they do it.

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