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San Jose Man Found Safe After Carjack, Kidnapping; Suspect Flees

A man was carjacked and kidnapped at gunpoint in San Jose on Thursday evening before being found safe later that night, police said Friday.


Toy gun found on a man shot by San Jose Police early Sunday at a hotel on E. Brokaw Road, October 23, 2011. (San Jose PD)

Man Shot By San Jose Police Was Halloween Reveler With Fake Gun

New details have been released about an officer-involved shooting in San Jose over the weekend.


An 'Occupy San Jose' protester stands at the edge of a two-story wall at San Jose City Hall, October 24, 2011. (CBS)

Occupy San Jose Protester Climbs City Hall Ledge; 5 Arrested

A protester with “Occupy San Jose” climbed to the top of a large wall outside City Hall early Monday morning to protest the continued removal of protesters from the plaza below, police and protesters said.


The scene of a shooting involving SJPD Officers at Leigh Avenue and Stokes Street (CBS)

Shots Fired In Struggle For San Jose Police Officer’s Gun

A San Jose police officer and a suspect were hospitalized following a scuffle Friday morning in which the officer’s gun was fired, a police spokesman said.


Officer Marco Ybarra and former officer Manual Villagrana (SJPD)

San Jose Cop, Ex-Cop Accused Of Stealing $120K From Charity

Two men are accused of stealing $120,000 intended for student scholarships while working for a charitable organization tied to their jobs as San Jose police officers.


A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

Gang Activity Linked To San Jose’s Soaring Homicide Rate

The staffing problems within SJPD only stand to get worse, with more than 100 officers expected to be laid off in late June because of San Jose’s budget problems.


A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

San Jose Police Reach Job-Saving Contract Deal

San Jose and the San Jose Police Officers’ Association have reached a tentative agreement on concessions that will save the jobs of more than 150 officers.

CBS San Francisco–06/03/2011

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San Jose Police Jobs Could Be Saved By Money Set Aside For The Arts

Arts funding in San Jose could be taking a hit after a city council member proposed diverting some of the money to reduce the number of police officer layoffs. Councilman Pete Constant, a former San Jose Police officer, has released nine budget proposals to provide the funding to prevent 97 police officer layoffs.


San Jose Police Car (CBS)

San Jose Cops Facing Layoffs Find Work In Santa Cruz Co.

San Jose’s loss may be Santa Cruz County’s gain – at least when it comes to their respective law enforcement units.


San Jose Police Car (CBS)

San Jose Police Layoffs Loom With June Deadline

The San Jose Police Department could lay off as many as 300 police officers by June 27th if the Police Officer’s Association doesn’t agree to an ongoing 10 percent pay cut.