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Officers surround a San Jose apartment building in the search for an assault suspect. (CBS)

San Jose SWAT Standoff With Officer Assault Suspect Ends In Arrest

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.

01/21/2014

Patrick Brennan (San Jose Police Dept.)

San Jose Man Identified As Suspect In String Of Arson Fires

Patrick William Brennan, a 48-year-old San Jose resident, was arrested Wednesday evening. He is suspected of lighting about a dozen fires in the downtown area since last week.

01/16/2014

San Jose Police on the scene of a fatal shooting. (CBS)

San Jose Police Approve New Contract, Union Says Officer Exodus Will Continue

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.

12/03/2013

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

SJPD Begins Documenting ‘Curb-Sit’ Detentions Following Racial Profiling Claims

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.

09/03/2013

San Jose Police shot and killed a pit bull during an investigation. (CBS)

SJPD Union Official Blasts Contract Offer, Says ‘Department Is Dying’

San Jose’s police union is shooting down the latest contract offer from the city, presented Thursday.

08/19/2013

San Jose Police blocks streets as they search for the robber of a check cashing store. (CBS)

Streets Reopen After Arrest Of SJ Check-Cashing Robbery Suspect

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.

08/01/2013

San Jose Police on the scene of a fatal shooting. (CBS)

San Jose Officers Report Drop In Violent Crime Despite Homicide Surge

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.

07/17/2013

Three armed robbery suspects were arrested after a chase and crash in San Jose.  (CBS)

Female Serial Robbery Suspect, 2 Others Arrested After SJ Police Chase

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.

05/07/2013

Authorities on the scene of a fatal police shooting in East San Jose on March 18, 2013. (CBS)

San Jose Officer Who Fatally Shot Suspect Also Involved In November Shooting

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.

03/19/2013

Authorities on the scene of a fatal police shooting in East San Jose on March 18, 2013. (CBS)

Officer Fatally Shoots Suspected Car Thief In San Jose

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.

03/18/2013

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