San Jose Police Department
Police in San Jose will record the race of every person they stop and question on the street under a new policy that supporters say could finally determine whether officers are racially profiling.
A 4-year-old boy was drowned in a community swimming pool at a San Jose mobile home park on Friday.
Several male teens assaulted another male teen Sunday in a suspected gang-related robbery attempt in East San Jose during the first weekend of an anti-gang program by San Jose police, a spokesman said Monday.
San Jose police had forty extra officers on duty over the weekend to curb the recent spike of violent crime and they said they are bracing for the summer which historically is a time when violent crime rises along the season’s temperatures.
The San Jose Police Department Friday announced a new plan to deploy extra officers this summer to suppress gang violence that has claimed eight lives this year, including a teen boy on Thursday.
A teen boy who was beaten by a mob and shot in the head in San Jose on Wednesday evening died at the hospital on Thursday. Police said the death is gang-related and will increase patrols.
Three people in connection with the fatal stabbing of a 56-year-old man in East San Jose last week were arrested, police said in a press release on Wednesday.
The San Jose City Council approved budget on Tuesday aimed at rebuilding services with a focus on public safety—a big concern in the city where the crime rate is rising and the police staff is declining.
Following the murders of five people in San Jose last week, a state lawmaker is urging the San Jose Police Department to ask for additional help from the California Highway Patrol.
More than 100 officers, elected officials and civilians today attended a memorial and flag ceremony at San Jose police headquarters for the 11 officers who have died while on duty in the city since 1924.