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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 Officers Begin Using Head-Mounted Cameras

January 14, 2010
The San Jose Police Department became the first law enforcement agency in the country to deploy head-mounted video cameras on officers during a pilot program started late last year. The department implemented the new TASER AXON and Evidence.com system.

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.

Court of Clowns

October 1, 2006

Back in 1994, Matthew Musladin showed up at the San Jose, Calif., home of his estranged wife’s mother to pick up his son. Words were exchanged, and he threw his wife, Pamela Musladin, to the ground. She called for help. Her boyfriend, Thomas Allen Studer, and her brother came to her aid.

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