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Auto Burglary Prevention Tips to Help Reduce the Risk of Becoming a Target.
An Interactive Dashboard of Use of Force Incidents from 2015 to 2017.
Close-Ups — View a Collection of Web Articles From Inside SJPD.
Police Body Worn Cameras — Learn more....
TRAGEDY is no accident — Be Alert, Stay Alive! — Crash Location Maps
Police Academy Inspection — Find Out How To Join SJPD.
National Night Out — Tuesday August 6th, 2019          Register Here By July 24th...[Link]
Register Your Security Camera — Help SJPD Fight Crime In San José
Community Service Officer Program — More Info...

Job Openings

New Job Openings:

Police Officers - Recruit Applicants, Lateral Applicants, Academy Graduates

Visit the“CityCareers” website to find the following job postings:

Police Data Specialist I & II (Fill out an interest card)

Police Communications – Public Safety Radio Dispatcher Trainee &
Public Safety Communication Specialist
(Open Until Filled)

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OUR MISSION: Create safe places to live, work, and learn through community partnerships. The Department maintains
a commitment to the following values: Integrity, Courage, Excellence, Service, Diversity, Innovation, and Respect.


During COVID-19 the San Jose Police Department is functional and remains committed to providing emergency and essential services to the community. In an effort to mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 virus, visitors to the Police Department’s Main Lobby are required to wear face coverings/masks.

Many of the services provided by the main lobby can be accessed online or by telephone.

Learn how to get your vehicle released if it was towed.

Report a crime online

To report a crime in progress call 911

Get a copy of a Vehicle Accident Report.

Get a copy of an Incident / Crime Report.

The Department is still processing paperwork for registrations, pre-booking, and warrants, and is scheduling appointments for all fingerprinting.

Sex registrants must report in person to register. Phone registration is no longer an option.

REGISTRATIONS: 290 registration hours and compliance expectations have resumed.

Registration hours are Monday-Friday 8am-4pm.

Stay safe, Stay home, Save lives.

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