SJPD, OPD increase officer security after Dallas attack

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The San Jose Police chief has ordered extra security measures be taken by his officers in the wake of the deadly shooting rampage in Dallas, TX that resulted in the death of 5 police officers.

Overnight, Chief Eddie Garcia ordered officers to only operate in 2-man patrols instead of single officer patrols.  

He additionally warned officers to be extra aware of their surroundings and watch out for potential ambushes.

The department did not confirm if they had received any specific threats in the wake of the Dallas shooting.

No other Bay Area Police departments have reported threats.

However, the Oakland Police Department is taking the same measures. Oakland police officers will be working in pairs. 

Meanwhile, local law enforcement agencies are reacting and sending their sympathies to the Dallas Police Department.  

San Francisco Police tweeted: "SFPD sends our sympathies and condolenced to DART Police and Dallas Police.  Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone affected by tonight's events."

San Jose Police tweeted: "Condolences go out to our extended family and Dallas PD for their losses.  You are in our thoughts and prayers."

Meanwhile, Oakland Police tweeted: