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Scene of fatal police shooting of murder suspect Richard Jacquez (Inset) near Kirkhaven Court and Stoneyhaven Way in South San Jose, August 17, 2015. (CBS/San Jose Police Dept.)

San Jose Police Face Questions Over Shifting Account Of Fatal Suspect Shooting

The San Jose Police Department has backtracked on its account of Monday’s fatal officer shooting of a murder suspect, saying the suspect was fleeing from police when they opened fire and not reaching for his waistband as originally stated.

08/20/2015

Police Investigation

Armed Man Shot Dead By San Jose Police Was Wanted For Prior Homicide

A man shot and killed by police officers in San Jose on Sunday was a suspect in a homicide that happened three days before, a police spokesman said Monday.

08/17/2015

New Police Officers

San Jose City Council Approves Tentative Police Contract With Higher Pay And Bonuses

San Jose city council members on Friday approved a tentative wage agreement with the city’s police officers and endorsed a plan to settle ongoing litigation over pension and retiree healthcare benefits for police and firefighters.

08/14/2015

Police at a San Jose crime scene.  (CBS)

Man Killed In San Jose Friday Night Shooting

Police on Saturday morning were investigating a Friday night fatal shooting in San Jose.

08/08/2015

San Jose Police Chief Larry Esquivel (San Jose Police Dept.)

San Jose’s Police Chief Retiring After 30 Years With Force

San Jose police Chief Larry Esquivel plans to retire next year after serving 30 years with the department, city officials announced Wednesday.

07/22/2015

San Jose Police Car (CBS)

Saturday Morning Stabbing In San Jose Leaves One Man Dead

Police say they’re investigating a stabbing in San Jose that left one man dead Saturday morning.

07/04/2015

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

San Jose Police Seek Suspects In 2 Fatal Overnight Shootings

The San Jose Police Department is investigating two shooting deaths that happened within hours of each other.

06/27/2015

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San Jose Police Arrest Wanted Suspect After Search Triggers Shelter-In-Place Order

San Jose police arrested a suspect wanted on a felony warrant in a gang investigation following a search that caused a “shelter-in-place” order to be issued Friday afternoon.

05/15/2015

San Jose Police Officers Violent Arrest Use Of Force

Witnesses To San Jose Arrest Caught On Video File Complaints; Police Defend Use Of Force

After video of a violent arrest in San Jose last weekend went viral, police in San Jose admitted the video is tough to watch, but defended the use of force on the suspect.

05/05/2015

San Jose Police Officers Violent Arrest Use Of Force

VIDEO: San Jose Police Use Of Force Questioned After Violent Arrest Caught On Camera

The San Jose Police Department’s internal affairs division is investigating what some citizens described as “police brutality” in a three-minute, one second video that has already been viewed nearly 100,000 times, and is being watched more than 20,000 times an hour Monday night.

05/04/2015

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