San Jose police officers have overwhelmingly approved a new contract offer, which provides a 10 percent raise over three years following almost a year of bitter labor negotiations.
The San Jose Police Department has started a new method of documenting “limited detentions,” or stops in which people are temporarily ordered to sit on a curb or in a police cruiser during an investigation, a police spokeswoman said Tuesday.
San Jose’s police union is shooting down the latest contract offer from the city, presented Thursday.
After scouring an East San Jose neighborhood for hours, police have arrested a suspect in an attempted robbery and shooting at a nearby check-cashing business Thursday morning.
Violent crime in San Jose fell by more than 10 percent during the first half of the year compared to the same period in 2012, although homicides rose by 33 percent, police reported Wednesday.
A woman suspected in a series of convenience store robberies and two other people, including a pregnant woman, were arrested in San Jose early Tuesday after a brief police chase, authorities said.
The San Jose police officer who shot and killed a suspect as he tried to ram the officer with a car was also involved in a previous shooting, according to authorities.
A single shot from a San Jose police officer killed a suspect who was allegedly trying to ram the officer with a suspected stolen car Monday night, sheriff’s officials said.
Police staffing is about to get a much needed boost in San Jose, as the Police Department’s academy held its first graduation ceremony since 2009.
There was a brief standoff between a SWAT team and a 30-year-old man police describe as a “very violent person” in San Jose Friday morning.