On October 6, Mayor Liccardo and the Mayor’s Gang Prevention Task Force invite you to the Annual Crime and Gang Prevention Summit. This annual summit convenes representatives from the City of San José, non-profit organizations, and local neighborhoods to build and expand partnerships that help make San José a safer place to live, work, and raise a family. Workshop Topics: Gang Awareness 102: An in-depth perspective of gang impacts The Dangers and Pitfalls of Social Media from
Just before 2pm neighbors called 911 and reported smoke coming from 370 Page St; responding fire fighters discovered one rear residential unit in flames with the fire starting to spread to a neighboring unit, and threatening 5-6 other structures. Local streets were shut down for 2 hours as San Jose Fire worked to contain the fire and prevent it from damaging any adjacent structures, but at least one family and their pets are now displaced and looking for a new place to live.
The San Jose Police Department (SJPD) has made multiple arrests, stepped up patrols, and are continuing to investigate incidents.
SJPD asks anyone with a video of a crime in progress to send it to SJPD by calling 311. Please do not post on social media or send to the press. Videos that have been sent directly to the police department have been helpful in identifying suspects who have perpetrated multiple crimes. A clear video of a suspect’s face is extremely helpful to poli
Before authorities arrived to the scene, residents in a San Jose neighborhood on Sunday took it upon themselves to detain a driver who is said to have struck multiple vehicles in the area, according to a witness. The driver is said to have crashed into numerous parked vehicles around 2 a.m. in the area of Menker Avenue just south of Scott Street, witness Alexis Rojas said. Rojas said the driver hit at least 10 vehicles. It was when the driver hit the final vehicle that neighb
On October 17, 2017, the San Jose City Council passed the Firearm Safe Storage Ordinance, which requires firearms to be safely stored in a locked container or disabled with a trigger lock upon leaving your residence. This ordinance requires the locked container to be meet state standards which can be found here:
https://oag.ca.gov/firearms/gunsafe The state roster of Firearm Safety Devices can be found here https://oag.ca.gov/firearms/fsdcertlist This ordinance goes into eff
The City Council enacted the Lawn Parking Ordinance in response to complaints from citizens that motor vehicles parking on lawns created visual blight in the neighbor-hood, lowered property values, and, in some cases, created a safety concern. The Ordinance prohibits parking any motor vehicle (including automobiles, trucks, boats, campers, recreational vehicles, and motorcycles) on any portion of a front yard or corner lot side yard except on an area that is paved. A “paved
Did you know that all forms of fireworks are illegal in the City of San Jose? The City of San José fireworks ban applies to all types of fireworks. (City of San Jose Municipal Code 17.12.940) Illegal fireworks not only include large bottle rockets, roman candles, and firecrackers but also the popular ‘sparklers,’ usually reserved for younger children. Sparklers can reach over 1,000 degrees Fahrenheit. They account for50 percent of fireworks-related injuries to children under
In response to concerns relating to the increased operation of mini-motorcycles (pocket bikes) on California’s streets and highways, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) provides the following enforcement guidelines with the intent to enhance public safety on all roadways and to obtain compliance with the California Vehicle Code (VC) through concerted enforcement efforts. For more information please review CHP Bulletin 160. #law