San Jose's Police Chief Retiring After 30 Years With ForceSan Jose police Chief Larry Esquivel plans to retire next year after serving 30 years with the department, city officials announced Wednesday.
Blacks, Latinos Detained In Disproportionate Numbers By San Jose PoliceThe City of San Jose's Independent Police auditor believes new data on police detentions and arrests shows that racial bias exists in the department.
San Jose Police Chief Tackles Murder Suspect Escaping From StationSan Jose’s Police Chief tackled a murder suspect attempting to make a bold escape Monday.
San Jose Police Chief Says City Is Safe But Admits Department's ChallengesSan Jose Police Chief Larry Esquivel tells KCBS In Depth that the largest city in the Bay Area is still a safe place to live but admits the challenges of keeping officers from leaving for better jobs.
3 Bay Area Police Unions Calling For End Of 'Vilification' Of Officers; Ask For A DialogueIn the wake of the fatal shootings of two police officers in New York, police unions in the Bay Area’s three largest cities are calling for a “constructive dialogue” and an end to the “vilification” of police officers by protesters.
Protest Over San Jose Police Officer's Controversial Tweets, 13,000 Sign Petition Demanding His FiringThe demonstrators delivered to San Jose Police Chief Larry Esquivel shortly after 5 p.m. a copy of an online petition signed by more than 13,000 people calling for the termination of Police Officer Phillip White, police spokeswoman Sgt. Heather Randol said.
San Jose Police Chief Under Fire For Accepting Gifts From San Francisco 49ersPolice Chief Larry Esquivel has already reimbursed the team for the tickets, but the Independent Police Auditor said that may not be enough.
San Jose Police Officer Accused Of Raping Woman In Hotel Room While On DutyA San Jose police officer has been arrested and charged with raping a woman whom he had just dropped off at a hotel after responding to a domestic disturbance last year, according to the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office.
Business Leaders Share Concerns Over Crime Spike With New SJPD ChiefChief Larry Esquivel met with the Story Road Business Association to try to address their concerns about crime and staffing levels.
San Jose’s Crime Rate Higher Than State, National AveragesOnce billed as the safest large city in the nation, a new report by the San Jose City Auditor reveals a significant spike in property crime. The report said the crime rate is now above state and national averages.
San Jose Gives Officers 11% Raise, Esquivel Named Permanent ChiefSan Jose has given its police officers an 11 percent raise in the hopes of stopping them from leaving the city for more lucrative jobs.
Interim San Jose Police Chief Looks Likely To Take Role PermanentlySan 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.