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Information about unsolved cases which have occurred in the city of San Diego.

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Possession of a San Diego Police Department Media Identification Card is a privilege granted by the Chief of Police to those who have a regular need to cross police and/or fire lines. The Chief of Police reserves the right to deny or revoke a card, according to the guidelines established in San Diego Police Department Procedure 1.31.

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