San Jose Police Department
New details are emerging from the investigation into a San Jose police officer who has been charged with raping a woman in a hotel, including that the victim was in the country illegally.
A San Jose police officer has been arrested and charged with raping a woman whom he had just dropped off at a hotel after responding to a domestic disturbance last year, according to the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office.
Officers responded to reports of a man with a shotgun in the 3300 block of Holly Drive around 3 a.m.
Police hope new video and images can help solve the string of robberies in late October.
San Jose police are investigating a homicide near the city’s Piedmont Hills neighborhood Sunday morning.
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.
Chief Larry Esquivel met with the Story Road Business Association to try to address their concerns about crime and staffing levels.
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 has given its police officers an 11 percent raise in the hopes of stopping them from leaving the city for more lucrative jobs.
An effort to crowd-fund a gun buyback for San Jose is less than halfway toward its goal with three days left to go.