San Jose Police Department
A police officer shot the driver of a suspected stolen car in San Jose after the car drove forward and struck the officer, a police spokesman said.
The city of San Jose will avoid layoffs for the second straight year and restore some emergency services after Mayor Chuck Reed’s budget message was unanimously approved Tuesday by the City Council.
The San Jose police officer who shot and killed a suspect as he tried to ram the officer with a car was also involved in a previous shooting, according to authorities.
A single shot from a San Jose police officer killed a suspect who was allegedly trying to ram the officer with a suspected stolen car Monday night, sheriff’s officials said.
Police staffing is about to get a much needed boost in San Jose, as the Police Department’s academy held its first graduation ceremony since 2009.
The victim, identified as 27-year-old Errick Wright, was found suffering from stab wounds near Guadalupe Oak Grove Park at 3:53 p.m., according to San Jose police.
The hiring of the additional officers comes after many area police departments, including Oakland and San Jose, lost nearly 1,000 officers when the economy began to decline about five years ago.
San Jose’s graffiti abatement and removal program has made some pretty good inroads thanks in part to a smartphone app called Clean San Jose.
A San Jose High School student stabbed to death near the campus Wednesday was identified as 17-year-old Anthony Daniel Santa Cruz, the San Jose Police Department said Friday.
Officers responded around 3:15 p.m. to the 300 block of North 21st Street, near San Jose High School, where they found a male victim, believed to be a teenager, suffering from stab wounds.