San Jose Police Department

New York Police Department (NYPD) Sergeant Joseph Freer demonstrates how to use and operate a body camera. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

San Jose Looks At Testing Body Cameras For Police

San Jose police could soon be testing body worn cameras again after two previous roll outs never got beyond the pilot stage.

04/14/2015

San Jose Police at the scene of a fatal stabbing. (CBS)

San Jose Police Department Auditor Wants Officers More Accountable In Use-Of-Force Incidents

The independent police auditor in San Jose has issued a yearly report on the city’s police department. Chief among the recommendations is for the police department to change the way it internally investigates use-of-force incidents by officers.

04/10/2015

Memorial services for SJPD officer Michael Johnson. (CBS)

Thousands Pay Respects To Fallen San Jose Police Officer Michael Johnson At SAP Center

Thousands filled San Jose’s SAP Center Thursday for a tearful tribute to fallen San Jose Police Officer Michael Johnson.

04/02/2015

Slain SJPD officer Michael Johnson. (Source: SJPD)

Memorial On Thursday Morning For Fallen San Jose Police Officer Michael Johnson

A memorial will take place Thursday to honor Officer Michael Johnson of the San Jose Police Department, who was killed in the line of duty last week.

04/01/2015

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Manhunt For Jailed Child Molestation Suspect Who Fought Deputy, Escaped From San Jose Hospital

A county jail inmate who escaped from Valley Medical Center Friday afternoon after he allegedly fought with and injured a deputy was arrested last year on suspicion of child molestation, a Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office spokesman said Friday.

03/06/2015

Police on the scene of an officer-involved shooting on the 1300 block of Sherman Street in San Jose on February 11, 2015. (CBS)

San Jose Police Shoot Man Armed With A Knife Who Entered Home

San Jose police are investigating an officer-involved shooting Wednesday evening.

02/11/2015

Private security patrolling a neighborhood in San Jose's Almaden Valley. (CBS)

San Jose Neighborhood Fed Up With Burglaries, Residents Pay $40 A Month For Private Security

A patrol car does a slow roll through an Almaden Valley neighborhood hit hard by burglars. But it’s not the San Jose Police Department, it’s a private security company hired by frustrated neighbors.

01/12/2015

Officer Phil White of the San Jose Police Department seen teaching a gang prevention class to San Jose elementary students (Bay Area News Group)

San Jose Police Officer Placed On Leave After Provocative Tweets To #BlackLivesMatter Protesters Won’t Face Criminal Charges

Prosecutors say the San Jose police officer who posted inflammatory and taunting social media messages about anti-police protesters won’t face criminal charges.

01/08/2015

San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo. (CBS)

New San Jose Mayor Liccardo Inaugurated, Says It May Take Years To Mend Ties With Police, Fire

Sam Liccardo was inaugurated as San Jose’s 65th mayor Tuesday night, noting that it would take “many months if not years” to mend differences with police and fire unions that backed his opponent in the Nov. 4 election.

01/07/2015

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San Jose Police Assign 2 Officers To Every Patrol Car In Response To Threats Of Attacks On Cops

San Jose police, in response to alerts about potential threats to police nationwide, have for the first time assigned two officers to patrol cars over New Year’s Eve.

12/31/2014

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