San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed supports a study that he commissioned that suggests both the fire and police departments could slash hundreds of jobs.
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.
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.
A man was carjacked and kidnapped at gunpoint in San Jose on Thursday evening before being found safe later that night, police said Friday.
New details have been released about an officer-involved shooting in San Jose over the weekend.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.