Following the murders of five people in San Jose last week, a state lawmaker is urging the San Jose Police Department to ask for additional help from the California Highway Patrol.
The San Jose police staffing shortage isn’t going to be resolved anytime soon according to a new memo from the acting police chief to city leaders.
Faced with reduced staffing and a double digit increase in violent crime over last year, the San Jose Police Department have announced a new department direction.
As San Jose searches on for a new police chief, the man appointed to fill the job in the meantime has been grappling with how to prevent rank and file officers from leaving the force.
After 27 years in the department, San Jose Police Chief Chris Moore retired on Friday.
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.
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.