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Police on the scene of a fatal shooting of a teenager on the 900 block of Owsley Avenue in San Jose on June 12, 2012. (CBS)

San Jose Police Academy Graduates 43 Recruits

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.

03/15/2013

Officers at the scene of Friday's arrest. (CBS)

SWAT Team Arrests ‘Violent Career Criminal’ In San Jose

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.

02/01/2013

SJPD Chief Chris Moore (SJPD)

SJPD Chief Moore Retires After 27 Years On The Force

After 27 years in the department, San Jose Police Chief Chris Moore retired on Friday.

01/18/2013

Officers inside a building at San Jose City College during a lockdown on December 18, 2012. (San Jose City College Times)

No Gunman Found At San Jose City College After Lockdown

Officers did not find a gunman during a search of the San Jose City College campus Tuesday evening after receiving unconfirmed reports of a person with a gun on campus, San Jose police said.

12/18/2012

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

San Jose Police Roll Out Cloud-Based Way To Report Low-Level Crime

San Jose Police are rolling out a new cloud-based system for reporting non-violent crimes in their community from their smartphones and computers.

12/11/2012

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

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