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San Jose Police Department

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Police Shoot Armed Robbery Suspect In San Jose

Officers responded to reports of a man with a shotgun in the 3300 block of Holly Drive around 3 a.m.


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San Jose Police Release Surveillance Video In String Of Armed Robberies

Police hope new video and images can help solve the string of robberies in late October.



Man Stabbed To Death In San Jose

San Jose police are investigating a homicide near the city’s Piedmont Hills neighborhood Sunday morning.


Officers surround a San Jose apartment building in the search for an assault suspect. (CBS)

San Jose SWAT Standoff With Officer Assault Suspect Ends In Arrest

An hours-long police standoff involving a suspected burglar who attacked three officers near San Jose City College Tuesday morning ended when the suspect was taken into custody early Tuesday afternoon, a police spokesman said.


San Jose Police shot and killed a pit bull during an investigation. (CBS)

Business Leaders Share Concerns Over Crime Spike With New SJPD Chief

Chief Larry Esquivel met with the Story Road Business Association to try to address their concerns about crime and staffing levels.


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

San Jose’s Crime Rate Higher Than State, National Averages

Once billed as the safest large city in the nation, a new report by the San Jose City Auditor reveals a significant spike in property crime. The report said the crime rate is now above state and national averages.


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

San Jose Gives Officers 11% Raise, Esquivel Named Permanent Chief

San Jose has given its police officers an 11 percent raise in the hopes of stopping them from leaving the city for more lucrative jobs.


Anonymous Gun Buy Back Program In San Francisco

Donations Come Slow To San Jose Gun Buyback Effort

An effort to crowd-fund a gun buyback for San Jose is less than halfway toward its goal with three days left to go.


Officers investigate the crash scene at West San Carlos Street and South Almaden Boulevard in San Jose, December 6, 2013. (Matt Bigler/CBS)

Officer, Suspect Hurt In SJ Police Car Crash; Security Guard Stops Fleeing Suspect

A San Jose police officer was injured Friday morning after his patrol car was rear ended at a downtown intersection, police said.


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.





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