San Jose’s new cop watchdog, Aaron Zisser, has won praise from activists but criticism from police over his brand of oversight.
In his inaugural report as SJPD watchdog, Walter Katz urges the city to take better accounting of how and when officers resort to force.
San Jose has made its top cop—until-now-acting Chief Edgardo “Eddie” Garcia—the permanent leader of the department.
San Jose’s top cop, Larry Esquivel, won’t be out of work for long when he retires in January. He has lined up another job in Tracy.
We reviewed approximately 400 emails sent and received by assistant police chief Eddie Garcia, who’s set to take over the department in January. Here’s what we learned.
San Jose has blocked the release of hundreds of emails sent and received by Eddie Garcia, who will become interim police chief in January. San Jose Inside has appealed this decision and will make arguments to release these messages at this week’s Rules and Open Government Committee meeting.
Amid national outrage over police violence and its inequitable toll on black lives, San Jose has committed to ramping up anti-bias training for its own officers.
A controversial police drone, purchased unbeknownst to many in San Jose, may not take flight until 2017. While the City Council on Tuesday will vote on a policy governing drone use, police don’t expect the Federal Aviation Administration’s blessing until the end of next year.
San Jose Police Chief Larry Esquivel on Wednesday announced his plan to retire in early 2016.
Parents of a mentally unstable teenager shot and killed by a San Jose police officer say a report clearing the officer ignores evidence that the encounter unnecessarily turned deadly.