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San Jose garbage truck. (CBS)

San Jose To Study License Plate Readers On Garbage Trucks

The plan proposed by Mayor Sam Liccardo and councilmen Johnny Khamis and Raul Peralez would help the city’s Police Department track down stolen vehicles and warrants.

08/20/2015

San Jose Police Car (CBS)

San Jose Police Union Accuses City Of Going Back On Pension Reform Deal

San Jose city officials are trying to renege on a tentative settlement with the San Jose Police Officers’ Association on a pension reform measure, a union spokesman alleged Wednesday.

08/12/2015

San Jose police officer wearing a body camera. (CBS)

San Jose Police Begin Testing Body Cameras

San Jose police will begin testing body-worn cameras in the field.

07/20/2015

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

San Jose Police Body Cameras Already Under Scrutiny Before Testing

After years of false starts and foot-dragging, San Jose Police will begin field testing body cameras Monday, a reform that watchdog groups had long hoped would provide greater accountability and oversight of the city’s officers.

07/15/2015

Nicholas Oliveira, 12 (left) and Andres Martinez, 11 (right). (Photos courtesy: San Jose Police Department)

San Jose Police Ask Public’s Help In Locating 2 Young Boys Who May Have Run Away Together

San Jose police are asking the public for assistance in locating two young boys that may have run away together. According to the 11 and 12 year old’s friends, they may be headed to San Francisco.

06/16/2015

San Jose Police Activities League field. (CBS)

Copper Wire Stolen From San Jose Police Activities League Field

Police in San Jose are finding themselves the victims of a crime, after someone stole copper wire at the Police Activities League’s baseball field.

06/03/2015

San Jose Police Officers Violent Arrest Use Of Force

Witnesses To San Jose Arrest Caught On Video File Complaints; Police Defend Use Of Force

After video of a violent arrest in San Jose last weekend went viral, police in San Jose admitted the video is tough to watch, but defended the use of force on the suspect.

05/05/2015

San Jose Police Officers Violent Arrest Use Of Force

VIDEO: San Jose Police Use Of Force Questioned After Violent Arrest Caught On Camera

The San Jose Police Department’s internal affairs division is investigating what some citizens described as “police brutality” in a three-minute, one second video that has already been viewed nearly 100,000 times, and is being watched more than 20,000 times an hour Monday night.

05/04/2015

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

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