San Jose police

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

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

San Jose Police Chief Tackles Murder Suspect Escaping From Station

San Jose’s Police Chief tackled a murder suspect attempting to make a bold escape Monday.

04/20/2015

Unmanned aerial vehicle or drone purchased by the Alameda County Sheriff's Office. (CBS)

Controversial Police Drone Inches Closer To Flight In San Jose

After several community meetings, a San Jose city commission has decided to endorse a controversial police drone. It’s an important step for police who hope to convince the public to buy-in.

04/09/2015

SJ Police at Fallen Officer Memorial

Thursday Memorial Service Planned At SAP Center For Slain San Jose Police Officer

San Jose police have announced plans for a memorial service for fallen Officer Michael Johnson, who was shot and killed Tuesday night.

03/27/2015

San Jose Police investigate a shooting in which a veteran officer was killed. (CBS)

San Jose Police Computer System Crashed, Offline During Standoff That Killed Officer

In the heart of Silicon Valley’s biggest city, during a life or death struggle that claimed the life of a fellow officer, KPIX 5 has learned the mobile computers used by San Jose Police officers went completely offline for hours, forcing officers to use archaic radios and even placing individual cellphone calls to coordinate the emergency response.

03/27/2015

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