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Police may not work 49ers games over Kaepernick

The Santa Clara Police Union has reportedly sent a letter to the 49ers stating that officers may stop working team events unless changes are made regarding Colin Kaepernick’s recent protest and behavior.
Time Sports

The union for the police force that patrols San Francisco 49ers’ Levi’s Stadium threatened to not work home games over Colin Kaepernick’s continued protest of the national anthem, according to a published report.

The Santa Clara Police Officers’ Association said if the 49ers failed to take action against Kaepernick’s pregame protest, officers could respond by “choosing not to work at your facilities,” according to a letter written by union members obtained by NBC Bay Area. About 70 Santa Clara police officers staff home games.

Santa Clara Police Department spokesperson Lt. Dan Moreno told USA TODAY Sports in a text message that the agency would issue a response to the letter on Saturday.

The 49ers are scheduled to open the season at Levi’s Stadium against the Los Angeles Rams on Monday, Sept. 12 as part of a national television doubleheader.

Kaepernick was photographed Wednesday wearing socks that…

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