Public Defenders’ Podcast Prods New Dialogue on Criminal Justice

Two county public defenders recently launched the “Aider & Abettor” podcast to help change the criminal justice narrative.

San Jose’s Independent Police Auditor’s Office Criticizes Lack of Transparency About Use of Force

An annual review by San Jose’s Independent Police Auditor comes up for discussion at Tuesday’s City Council meeting—the last until August.

San Jose Residents to Weigh In on Mayor’s Proposed Budget

San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo released his proposed 2017-18 budget earlier this spring. Now it’s time for residents to give their thoughts.

San Jose Police Chief Details Shooting of Naked Man Who Led Car Chase, Raised Caulking Gun

A naked man shot by three cops after pointing a caulking gun at them Friday in San Jose remains hospitalized in critical condition.

SJPD Criticized for Deploying Snipers at Peaceful Protest

Local activists call on San Jose police to be more transparent about when and why they deploy snipers to monitor peaceful protests.

Mayor Liccardo Calls for Unity in Third State of the City Address

During his third State of the City address, San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo promised that a fractured nation will not distract from the city’s vision.

Mayor Sam Liccardo on Obama, Trump and the State of San Jose

San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo sat down with San Jose Inside last week for an extended conversation on the state of the city.