Chris Moore

(CBS)

Former San Jose Police Chiefs Say Pension Reforms Have Created A Public Safety Crisis

Four former San Jose police chiefs announced their support for county supervisor Dave Cortese in the mayor’s race on Thursday citing crime and police staffing as the two of the main issues in the campaign. Mayor Chuck Reed, however, is endorsing Councilman Sam Liccardo and has dismissed the chiefs’ endorsement as political theater.

09/12/2014

Interim San Jose Police Chief Larry Esquivel. (San Jose Police Department)

Interim San Jose Police Chief Looks Likely To Take Role Permanently

San Jose is a step closer to getting a new police chief with the city manager intending to appoint the acting chief, Larry Esquivel to the position permanently.

10/29/2013

SJPD Chief Chris Moore (SJPD)

SJPD Chief Moore Retires After 27 Years On The Force

After 27 years in the department, San Jose Police Chief Chris Moore retired on Friday.

01/18/2013

Interim San Jose Police Chief Larry Esquivel. (San Jose Police Department)

Interim San Jose Police Chief Says Staffing Levels A Top Priority

San Jose’s new Acting Police Chief said Tuesday he is concerned about staffing levels at the San Jose Police Department and that fostering morale among officers will be a top priority.

01/15/2013

Interim San Jose Police Chief Larry Esquivel. (San Jose Police Department)

San Jose Names Interim Police Chief, Search To Take ‘Months’

San Jose’s city manager said Monday she has appointed a deputy chief of the San Jose Police Department to serve as interim head after outgoing Chief Chris Moore retires this week.

01/14/2013

SJPD Chief Chris Moore (SJPD)

Search For Next San Jose Police Chief Taking Longer Than Expected

San Jose’s search for the next chief of police is going to take longer than expected since the city manager has decided to expand the pool of candidates.

01/11/2013

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

San Jose’s Assistant Police Chief To Become Piedmont’s Top Cop

San Jose police officers have been leaving in droves since the passage of the pension reform measure earlier this year. Now the force will suffer the loss of another member of its command staff.

12/19/2012

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

San Jose Police Hope To Have New Chief In Place By End Of January

San Jose’s search for a new police chief is being fast tracked as the city manager hopes to have a new top cop in place by the end of January. That’s also when current Police Chief Chris Moore is retiring.

11/21/2012

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

San Jose Police Force Drops To ‘Frighteningly Low’ Levels

In a memo to San Jose’s mayor and to the city council, the city’s police chief acknowledged that the department is not able to maintain adequate staffing levels due to “unanticipated resignations”.

11/14/2012

SJPD Chief Chris Moore (SJPD)

KCBS In Depth: Chief Compares SJ Policing To Hospital Triage

When a job is big but resources are shrinking, it’s all about prioritizing – and that’s something the police chief of the Bay Area’s largest city knows all too well.

11/12/2012

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