San Jose Police Department

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.

01/15/2014

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.

12/17/2013

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.

12/10/2013

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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.

12/08/2013

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.

12/06/2013

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

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