The San Jose Police Department’s 11-year-old 3G mobile computer system was down for hours after the shooting death Tuesday of Officer Michael Johnson because the sudden demand for data from officers outpaced the system’s hardware.
San Jose police have announced plans for a memorial service for fallen Officer Michael Johnson, who was shot and killed Tuesday night.
A homeless woman inside a tent was run over by a Caltrans truck this morning as workers were attempting to clean up an encampment along Highway 101 and Story road in San Jose.
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.
The man who shot dead a San Jose police officer was then shot by a fellow lawman in a pinpoint shot that killed him instantly.
Police in San Jose have announced an arrest in the case of the beating of a 17-year-old boy at the Valley Fair Mall earlier this month.
San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo said that all the new technology available could really help police, especially in situations like what unfolded Tuesday night.
Law enforcement officers from far and away are expected to attend a memorial for slain San Jose Police Officer Michael Johnson and plans for the service could be announced as soon as Thursday, a police union spokesman said Wednesday.
The Office of Foreign Assets Control said PayPal didn’t adequately screen transactions so it could detect those by people or entities subject to sanctions against Iran, Cuba and Sudan.
The San Jose State University cheerleading squad has won the United Spirit Association’s national collegiate championship for the second year in a row.