San Jose Police Department

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

NFL Rogues Gallery

San Jose Police Department Suspends All Off-Duty Work With 49ers After Officer Involved Stalls Ray McDonald Investigation

The San Jose police officer who was moonlighting for the San Francisco 49ers was on duty and in uniform when he responded to a domestic violence call at Ray McDonald’s home back in August.

10/10/2014

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San Jose Police Union Warns Of Another Exodus If Liccardo Wins Mayoral Race

The San Jose Police Officer’s Union says the morning after election day could be the start of another mass exodus of police officers.

10/01/2014

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Father, Son Dead Identified As Victims In San Jose Shooting; Woman Injured

San Jose police Wednesday released the identities of a father and son who were fatally shot Tuesday night inside a residence in South San Jose.

09/24/2014

Evergreen neighborhood in San Jose. (CBS)

Dozens Of Break-Ins Reported In Evergreen Neighborhood Of San Jose

Residents of a San Jose neighborhood are wondering who are the thieves behind a recent crime spree. A KPIX 5 viewer said there have been three dozen burglaries in recent days.

09/16/2014

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Former San Jose Police Chiefs Say Pension Reforms Have Created A Public Safety Crisis

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.

09/12/2014

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San Jose City Council Approves Voluntary Security Camera Registry

The plan will allow police to tap into private security cameras to help catch criminals.

09/10/2014

(CBS)

Lawsuit Accuses San Jose Police Of Delaying Medical Attention To Teen Who Died From Stray Bullet

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.

09/05/2014

Civil Rights Groups Question Purchase Of Drone By San Jose Police

Civil rights groups are arguing there should have been more public debate before the drone was purchased.

09/04/2014

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