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    Santa Clara Police Union urges officers to work 49ers games

    The Santa Clara police union on Thursday urged its officers to voluntarily work during San Francisco 49ers' home games, less than a week after threatening to abandon their posts as an answer to Colin Kaepernick's very public opposition to racial injustice and police brutality.

    In a statement issued by the Santa Clara Police Officers Assocation, union members seemed mollified by Mayor Lisa Gillmor, who chimed in on the brewing controversy.

    The union credited Gillmor for straightening out a "major misconception that we are required to work at 49ers games."

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