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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

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

San Jose Police Department To Require Officers To Work Overtime To Cover Patrol Shifts

The new overtime plan is expected to be implemented in the next week or two and would require some officers to work 2-3 hours of overtime on days when staffing is below minimum levels.

06/19/2014

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

San Jose Police Officer Arrested After Pile Of Pot Found In Rented Storage Locker

Officers found the marijuana in a storage closet rented in the 400 block of Tully Road about 4:25 p.m. Tuesday and discovered the closet had been rented to Officer Son Vu, 42.

06/04/2014

Officer Geoffrey Graves (San Jose Police Dept.)

San Jose Police Officer Accused Of Raping Woman On Duty Charged With Assaulting Ex-Girlfriend

A San Jose police officer accused of raping a woman while on duty pleaded not guilty Tuesday to two new felony assault charges filed by the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office, a prosecutor said.

05/13/2014

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

Fewer San Jose Cops Tipping Off Supervisors About Internal Misconduct

It appears that cops in San Jose have nearly stopped policing themselves. Compared to previous years, far fewer San Jose police officers are tipping off supervisors to misbehaving colleagues.

04/22/2014

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

‘Cops’ TV Show To Follow San Jose Police Officers

A well-known TV show has started filming on the streets of San Jose, but this isn’t the kind of show you would want a small part in.

04/16/2014

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