Longtime SJPD officer named new police chief

The San José City Council confirmed Deputy Chief Anthony Mata to the post, replacing Interim Chief David Tindall. Tindall took over after Eddie Garcia retired in December. 

Man shot in east San Jose dies

The man who was shot Saturday evening near an elementary school in east San Jose has succumbed to his injuries suffered in the incident, which has been updated to a homicide by San Jose police. 

San Jose residents have mixed reaction to police sideshow enforcement

Sideshow enforcement in San Jose over the weekend netted four arrests, a handful of cars impounded and dozens of spectators cited. At least three sideshows occurred throughout the city Saturday night. On Monday, police responded to criticism from residents that they aren’t doing enough.