San Jose City Council Considers Hosting Another Gun Buyback, Voters Weigh Stricter State Laws

The public will likely have another chance to trade in guns for gift cards—no questions asked—at a buyback event scheduled for next month.

SJPD Chief Eddie Garcia: More Gun Control Laws Needed, Black Lives Matter a ‘Valid’ Movement

In an exclusive interview, SJPD Chief Eddie Garcia speaks out on gun control laws, Black Lives Matter and how to create a safer society.

Stanford Expert: Strict Gun Laws Make Police, Communities Safer

Polling done after two mass shootings shows that the American public and police have drastically different views on gun control. Why is that?

2015: A Year in Review

A year in review is rarely pretty, and 2015 was no exception. Here’s a brief list of the some of the biggest stories that made it a year to remember, and soon leave behind.

Requests to Carry Hidden Guns Skyrocket in Santa Clara County

Extensive records requests San Jose Inside filed with law enforcement agencies across the Bay Area show that the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office has become ground zero for concealed weapon permit requests.

Protect and Survive: Officer-Involved Shootings on the Rise

Deadly encounters between police and citizens have increased in recent years. And while officer-involved shootings are nearly always ruled justified, mistakes are costly—both in lives and in the millions that the public pays to victims and their heirs.