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San Jose Police on the scene of a fatal shooting. (CBS)

San Jose Police Approve New Contract, Union Says Officer Exodus Will Continue

San Jose police officers have overwhelmingly approved a new contract offer, which provides a 10 percent raise over three years following almost a year of bitter labor negotiations.

12/03/2013

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

San Jose Police Officer Accused Of Writing Phony Traffic Citations

A 23-year veteran San Jose police officer has been charged with six felonies in writing phony traffic citations last month against two people, including his former attorney, a prosecutor said Wednesday.

11/27/2013

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Woman Fatally Struck By Vehicle In San Jose

A vehicle struck and killed a woman walking on a street south of downtown San Jose Monday night.

11/26/2013

A KPIX 5 crew recorded hidden camera video inside the Galaxy Bar and Restaurant in San Jose. (CBS)

San Jose Cracks Down On Cafes Accused Of Offering Lap Dances

The capital of Silicon Valley has seen a jump in the number of so-called “bikini bars” or cafes that San Jose Police said are actually sex or strip clubs.

11/22/2013

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

San Jose, Police Officers’ Association Agree On Deal To Restore Pay Cut

The lengthy labor divide between the city of San Jose and the police union may soon come to an end.

11/19/2013

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

San Jose Motorcycle Officer Injured In Downtown Crash

A San Jose motorcycle officer was injured in a crash with another vehicle Friday in a residential area. He was transported to the hospital, but the extent of his injuries are unknown.

11/15/2013

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

Federal Mediator Reviewing San Jose’s Latest Contract Offer To Police Union

After being at odds for almost a year, the City of San Jose will make a new contract offer to the city’s police officers’ union next week with a federal mediator involved.

11/08/2013

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

Proposals Aim To Recoup Training Costs For Departing San Jose Rookie Officers

This comes as the police department is struggling to retain officers, amid cuts in pay and pension benefits.

10/30/2013

Interim San Jose Police Chief Larry Esquivel. (San Jose Police Department)

Interim San Jose Police Chief Looks Likely To Take Role Permanently

San Jose is a step closer to getting a new police chief with the city manager intending to appoint the acting chief, Larry Esquivel to the position permanently.

10/29/2013

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

San Jose Holding Town Hall Meetings On Gang Violence Prevention

The forums, which will take place over the next several weeks, will give residents the chance to air their concerns about the violence and advise the city about how to stem gang activity in their neighborhoods, according to Mario Maciel, spokesman for the Mayor’s Gang Prevention Task Force.

10/21/2013

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