Court Sides with Donald Trump Supporters, Allowing Lawsuit Against SJPD to Proceed

A federal appeals court allowed Trump fans to proceed with a lawsuit against San Jose, claiming police led them into a crowd of protesters.

San Jose Police Watchdog Aaron Zisser Denies Union’s Claims of Bias in Annual Oversight Report

The police union is calling for an outside investigation to see if independent police auditor Aaron Zisser should be removed from office.

San Jose City Council Weighs Mayor’s 2018-19 Spending Plan

San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo’s revised 2018-19 spending plan includes investments in police, blight cleanup and affordable housing.

SJPD Watchdog Aaron Zisser Draws Criticism From Top Brass on Approach to Oversight

San Jose’s new cop watchdog, Aaron Zisser, has won praise from activists but criticism from police over his brand of oversight.

Police Auditor: More SJPD Officers Disciplined Despite Fewer Citizen Complaints

Though fewer people have been filing complaints against San Jose cops, a greater share of those cases resulted in officer discipline.

San Jose Police Grapple with Steep Rise in Rape Reports

SJPD has seen an increase in sexual assault reports. But they aren’t sure whether rapes are rising, or whether more victims are speaking up.

San Jose Debates Pros, Cons of Bolstering Police Oversight

San Jose will host a City Council study session on Tuesday to talk about possibly strengthening civilian oversight of the local police force.

San Jose Grapples with Spike in Violent, Juvenile Crimes

San Jose saw a sharp increase in violent crimes in 2017, according to preliminary data that the city expects to finalize later this month.