Police Chief Broke Rules by Accepting 49ers Tickets; Top Rank Complicates Investigation

The San Jose Police Department faces another internal investigation after it was found that Chief Larry Esquivel accepted a prohibited gift from the San Francisco 49ers. That investigation could be complicated.

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.

Complaint Reignites Controversy over SJPD’s Use of Force

An excessive-force complaint against San Jose police has reignited a years-old controversy about the way the department handles claims of officer misconduct.

Internal Affairs Investigates 3 Police Officers for Facebook Rant against Khamis

An angry Facebook post directed at San Jose Councilman Johnny Khamis has led to three San Jose police officers being investigated by the department’s Internal Affairs division.