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Toddler Son of Calif. Cop Fatally Shot

July 6, 2012
The toddler son of a San Jose police officer was shot and killed at home in Gilroy in what investigators believe was a tragic accident Thursday afternoon.

Police Unions Vow To Fight Pension Reform

June 6, 2012
During municipal elections in San Jose and San Diego on Tuesday, voters approved Measure B and Proposition B by 70% and 69% respectively. While the measures passed in landslide votes, unions representing officers in those cities said the ill-conceived initiatives take too hard a line and may violate state or federal statues governing public pensions.

Calif. Man Survives Week In Woods After Crash

May 17, 2012
San Jose (Calif.) Police officers found a missing motorist Wednesday a week after he had crashed his vehicle near a wooded area along Highway 101. Michael Sanchez had survived for a week without food or water.

Calif. Police Union Sues City Over Pensions

March 20, 2012
Attorneys for the San Jose Police Officers' Association on Monday elaborated on two lawsuits they filed against the city of San Jose, including one that seeks to force the city back to the bargaining table and another that alleges the city violated the union's contract by trying to change retirement benefits through an election rather than arbitration.

Former San Jose Cop Helps ID Bank Robbery Suspects

February 16, 2012
Veteran cop Michael Nasser was on his way to the gym in South San Jose on Tuesday when he pulled into a bank parking lot and saw three men wearing dark-colored hooded sweatshirts sprint into a Wells Fargo Bank.

Man Breaks Calif. Officer's Nose In Fight

December 27, 2011
A hit-and-run suspect fought off a TASER and broke a San Jose Police officer's nose, before other officers arrested him Christmas morning.

Arbitrator Reinstates San Jose Cop Fired for Misconduct

November 17, 2011
A San Jose (Calif.) Police officer who was fired last year for mishandling sex crime cases has been reinstated with full back pay by an arbitrator, because the department failed to meet a legal deadline.

Calif. Hot Dog Vendor Sold Meth, Machine Guns

October 17, 2011
A convicted felon and illegal immigrant sold a machine gun, shotgun and other weapons to undercover San Jose Police officers. They also sold methamphetamine.

Calif. Coffee Shop Cited for Nude Waitresses

September 9, 2011
San Jose (Calif.) Police are cracking down on Vietnamese coffee shops who are offering more than just sugar with their coffee. San Jose PD officers have begun citing waitresses for showing too much skin.

66 San Jose Officers Turn In Badges

July 1, 2011
The San Jose (Calif.) Police Department lost 66 young officers, who turned in their badges Thursday in the city's first-ever police layoffs. The cuts brought the force from 1,271 to 1,106 officers, which is less than two decades ago, when the city had 200,000 fewer people.

San Jose Cuts 9% of Police Force

April 27, 2011
After months of talk of possible layoffs, the San Jose (Calif.) Police Department learned today the force would lose 9% of its sworn officers in a city cost-cutting move. The agency will send lay-off notices to 106 officers and an additional 20 cops may soon be demoted.

New Chief Expands Racial Profiling Definition

February 22, 2011
The change makes it a policy violation for an officer to show "any biased behavior at any time during an encounter with the public." In the past four years, the department investigated 150 bias complaints and didn't sustain any of them.

Large California City May Lay Off Quarter of Force

February 18, 2011
City officials are working to close a $110 million budget gap with the public safety layoffs, which could also include 149 firefighters.

Oakland Chief May Depart for San Jose Chief Job

January 17, 2011
Anthony Batts, who was recruited from Long Beach (Calif.) PD in 2009, has seen his ranks fall from a nearly 800-officer force to the current 657 sworn, due to budget cuts.

San Jose Acting Chief Names First Female Assistant Chief

November 8, 2010
One of the first decisions made by Chris Moore, as he takes over the San Jose Police Department as acting chief has been to name Diane Urban to be his assistant chief, the first female in that position.

Audit: San Jose Could Save $600,000 By Curtailing Take-Home Vehicles

October 22, 2010
About 90 police vehicles, including sedans, motorcycles and SUVs, should not be taken home. Those vehicles are mostly driven by officers who work in traffic enforcement or with police dogs, but they also are used by deputy chiefs.

California PD's Job Fair Offers Its Officers to Other Agencies

June 3, 2010
The event drew about 200 officers and representatives of surrounding law enforcement agencies looking to cherry-pick officers.

San Jose PD Testing TASER AXON Video System

November 4, 2009
The portable AXON cameras, made by Taser International, are expected to be given to 72 San Jose officers in late November or early December, police said. The cameras can record an officer's point of view for up to 10 1/2 hours, and police say the devices will help officers write more accurate reports and aid officers if their actions are called in to question.

Four San Jose Cops on Leave After Rough Arrest

October 26, 2009
San Jose's police chief has placed on leave four officers present at the beating of an unarmed Vietnamese student, following the release of a grainy cell-phone video of the arrest, CBS news reports.

Mentally Disabled Man Convicted of Killing San Jose Cop

May 28, 2009

A mentally disabled man was convicted Wednesday of second-degree murder for fatally shooting a rookie San Jose police officer in 2001. DeShawn Campbell, 29, faces life in prison without the possibility of parole for killing Officer Jeffrey Fontana with a single shot to the head from a .45-caliber pistol during a traffic stop early Oct. 28, 2001, in San Jose's Almaden Valley neighborhood.

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