San Jose Police Department

Johnell Carter

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

A sign at the entrance of Del Mar High School

San Jose Police Lift Lockdown At 3 Schools After Finding Suspect In Shooting

San Jose police have lifted a shelter-in-place order and a lockdown at three schools after a shooting Thursday morning. At one school, students were in the midst of taking final exams.

12/19/2014

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

Protest Over San Jose Police Officer’s Controversial Tweets, 13,000 Sign Petition Demanding His Firing

The demonstrators delivered to San Jose Police Chief Larry Esquivel shortly after 5 p.m. a copy of an online petition signed by more than 13,000 people calling for the termination of Police Officer Phillip White, police spokeswoman Sgt. Heather Randol said.

12/18/2014

San Jose Police Chief Larry Esquivel (San Jose Police Dept.)

San Jose Police Chief Under Fire For Accepting Gifts From San Francisco 49ers

Police Chief Larry Esquivel has already reimbursed the team for the tickets, but the Independent Police Auditor said that may not be enough.

11/13/2014

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San Jose Police Hear Residents’ Concerns About Surveillance Drone

Reaction to the San Jose Police Department’s plans to use a drone ranged from outrage and rejection to measured support at a community meeting Wednesday where residents finally got a chance to sound off on the new technology after months of simmering anger about the secretive purchase.

11/13/2014

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