San Jose Police Department
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.
The plan will allow police to tap into private security cameras to help catch criminals.
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.
Civil rights groups are arguing there should have been more public debate before the drone was purchased.
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.
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.
The San Jose Police Department has issued an apology for the secretive purchase of a drone earlier this year.
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.
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.
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.