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A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

San Jose Police Hope To Have New Chief In Place By End Of January

San Jose’s search for a new police chief is being fast tracked as the city manager hopes to have a new top cop in place by the end of January. That’s also when current Police Chief Chris Moore is retiring.

11/21/2012

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

San Jose Police Force Drops To ‘Frighteningly Low’ Levels

In a memo to San Jose’s mayor and to the city council, the city’s police chief acknowledged that the department is not able to maintain adequate staffing levels due to “unanticipated resignations”.

11/14/2012

SJPD Chief Chris Moore (SJPD)

KCBS In Depth: Chief Compares SJ Policing To Hospital Triage

When a job is big but resources are shrinking, it’s all about prioritizing – and that’s something the police chief of the Bay Area’s largest city knows all too well.

11/12/2012

San Jose City Councilmember Rose Herrera

War Of Words Heats Up Between San Jose City Councilwoman, Police Officers Union

Anyone who follows San Jose politics knows that the San Jose Police Officers Association and councilwoman Rose Herrera have long been at odds – particularly, over law enforcement budget cuts and pension reform. Their war of words only seems to be heating up as the November election nears.

10/15/2012

SJPD Chief Chris Moore (SJPD)

San Jose Police Chief Announces Retirement

Less than two years after becoming San Jose’s top cop, Police Chief Chris Moore announced Monday that he will retire in early 2013.

09/17/2012

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

San Jose May Get CHP Assistance As Crime Wave Continues

A state assemblywoman representing the San Jose area said violence is becoming “out of control” in a letter to the city’s chief of police Tuesday on the heels of the city’s 30th homicide of the year.

08/21/2012

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Teen Admits To Carrying Pellet Gun That Prompted SJ School Lockdown

A 15-year-old Independence High School student admitted to bringing an Airsoft pistol onto campus Wednesday, an incident that prompted an hours-long school lockdown, police said Friday.

05/11/2012

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

San Jose Police Boost Staffing For Cinco De Mayo

The San Jose Police Department said their preparations include more on-duty officers and traffic diversion plans.

has expressed concern about the combination of larges crowds and a recent spike in gang activity.

05/04/2012

Steven Ruiz was arrested on February 26, 2012 for shooting a Hells Angel member at a funeral for another murdered Hells Angels leader in October. (CBS)

San Jose Hells Angels Funeral Slaying Suspect Arrested

San Jose Police made an arrest Saturday, in connection to the Hells Angels funeral slaying last October.

02/26/2012

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

SJPD Chief Attends Broadband Safety Bill Signing In Washington

San Jose Police Chief Chris Moore will stand behind President Obama at the White House Tuesday for the signing of a significant public safety communications law.

02/21/2012

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