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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

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

IBM Study Suggests SJ Police And Fire Can Do More With Less

San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed supports a study that he commissioned that suggests both the fire and police departments could slash hundreds of jobs.

02/20/2012

(L-R) Jose Luis Lemus, Bryan Chavez, Jonathan Nathaniel Garcia (San Jose Police Dept.)

Ex-San Jose Cop Helps Nab Bank Robbery Suspects

A former San Jose police officer is being credited with helping nab three bank robbery suspects. Michael Nasser was on his way to the gym on Tuesday when he spotted three men in hooded sweatshirts run into a Wells Fargo bank.

02/16/2012

Tri Truong Le (SJPD)

Police Say Kidnapped San Jose Girl Was Sexually Assaulted

Police said Monday that the 11-year-old San Jose girl from last week’s statewide Amber Alert was sexually assaulted by her captor before he was shot dead.

01/23/2012

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