Latest Crime Stats Reveal 18-Month Drop in Serious Crime in San Jose
San Jose has experienced a significant decrease in serious crime since 2012.
San Jose Police Department data for the first half of 2014 shows:
“I want to thank the men and women of the San José Police Department for their continued efforts to reduce crime in San José,” said Mayor Chuck Reed. “With the leadership of Chief Larry Esquivel, they have responded to problems creatively and redeployed resources effectively. I also thank the many community members and organizations who have worked in collaboration with our department to make our city safer. The positive relationship our police department has with our community is extremely valuable and we are grateful for it.”
These crime statistics and more can be found on the SJPD website.
Help Everyone Stay Safe Around the Pool
The San José Fire Department has joined efforts with the national Pool Safety campaign. The Pool Safely campaign is designed to raise public awareness about drowning and entrapment
prevention, support industry compliance with the Pool & Spa Safety Act while improving safety at pools and spas.
For more information on pool safety, see the Fire Department's PSA and also visit the Pool Safely website.
Celebrating Independence Day Safety in San Jose
To decrease the use of illegal fireworks, there are several free fireworks displays happening on the 4th of July including in downtown San José and Almaden Lake Park. Learn more about some of the free events.
The San Jose Fire Department (SJFD) reminds the public that fireworks are extremely dangerous as well as illegal in the City of San Jose and the greater Santa Clara County. See the PSA by SJFD.