San Jose State University reacted consistent with its policies to alleged hate crimes against a black student last fall except that its president was not briefed about them for five weeks, according to a report released Monday.
Retired Judge LaDoris Cordell is leading an independent review of a recent incident on campus, where four white freshmen are accused of racially abusing an African-American dorm mate.
The Independent Police Auditor in San Jose said she has little doubt that the city’s rising crime and homicide rate is because of a cut in police staffing.
San Jose’s top police watchdog agency wants officers to start wearing miniature video cameras on their uniforms.
Opponents of the death penalty gathered in San Jose Thursday to kick off a state-wide campaign to replace capital punishment with life without parole.
The family of an unarmed suspect killed by San Jose police on Sunday is complaining that excessive force was used and that the punishment is not fitting of the crime.