KCBS, CBS 5 and SF Chronicle Insider Phil Matier looks at why many Bay Area fire and police leaders are leaving their positions.
The city of San Jose is launching a nationwide search for a new police chief following the sudden and surprising retirement announcement of current top cop Chris Moore.
Less than two years after becoming San Jose’s top cop, Police Chief Chris Moore announced Monday that he will retire in early 2013.
A police chief has scolded his officers for the Internet posting of a photograph of a traffic citation given to San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed.
San Jose City and community leaders joined people seeking an end to violence for a prayer vigil outside city hall Monday evening.
The San Jose Police Department is redeploying officers and freeing up other staff in order to increase police presence on the streets after eight homicides in 11 days.
A state assemblywoman representing the San Jose area said violence is becoming “out of control” in a letter to the city’s chief of police Tuesday on the heels of the city’s 30th homicide of the year.
San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed supports a study that he commissioned that suggests both the fire and police departments could slash hundreds of jobs.
San Jose police are asking for the public’s help in solving a high-profile hate crime that happened late last year where a man was beaten in a Lucky Supermarket parking lot and called a “terrorist.”
Despite budget tightening that has left the San Jose Police Department short staffed, the force has seen a huge jump in sick calls in recent months.