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Evergreen neighborhood in San Jose. (CBS)

Dozens Of Break-Ins Reported In Evergreen Neighborhood Of San Jose

Residents of a San Jose neighborhood are wondering who are the thieves behind a recent crime spree. A KPIX 5 viewer said there have been three dozen burglaries in recent days.

09/16/2014

(CBS)

Former San Jose Police Chiefs Say Pension Reforms Have Created A Public Safety Crisis

Four former San Jose police chiefs announced their support for county supervisor Dave Cortese in the mayor’s race on Thursday citing crime and police staffing as the two of the main issues in the campaign. Mayor Chuck Reed, however, is endorsing Councilman Sam Liccardo and has dismissed the chiefs’ endorsement as political theater.

09/12/2014

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San Jose City Council Approves Voluntary Security Camera Registry

The plan will allow police to tap into private security cameras to help catch criminals.

09/10/2014

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Lawsuit Accuses San Jose Police Of Delaying Medical Attention To Teen Who Died From Stray Bullet

A San Jose family is blaming San Jose police for the death of a teen killed by a stray bullet at a house party last year.

09/05/2014

Drone Hovering

Civil Rights Groups Question Purchase Of Drone By San Jose Police

Civil rights groups are arguing there should have been more public debate before the drone was purchased.

09/04/2014

Davis' MRAP armored vehicle (CBS)

San Jose Police Returning Mine-Resistant Armored Truck To Feds Amid Militarization Debate

Amid a national debate over the militarization of the police, the San Jose Police Department has decided to return a 15-ton armored vehicle it received earlier this year from the military surplus program.

08/29/2014

A picture of the power drill mistaken for a gun that a woman was carrying when she was shot and killed by San Jose police on August 14, 2014. (San Jose police)

San Jose Woman Fatally Shot By Police After Brandishing Power Drill Identified

A woman shot to death Thursday by a San Jose police officer after brandishing what looked like a gun but proved to be a power drill was 19-year-old Diana Showman, of San Jose, police announced Monday.

08/18/2014

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

San Jose Police Apologizes For Secrecy Surrounding Purchase Of Drone

The San Jose Police Department has issued an apology for the secretive purchase of a drone earlier this year.

08/05/2014

Bomb Squad

Bomb Squad Responds To Suspicious Device At San Jose Recycling Facility

The San Jose police department’s bomb squad responded Monday afternoon to a suspicious device found at a recycling facility in the northern part of the city.

07/28/2014

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

Teens Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Elderly San Jose Resident During Home Invasion

Two teenage suspects are accused of breaking into a home in East San Jose early Tuesday morning and sexually assaulting one of the elderly residents.

07/01/2014

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