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This table provides links to select on-line resources including informational documents and forms. Depending on your need or interest, these resources may be filled out on-line, or downloaded, printed, and mailed to the Department. 

Check the Fee Schedule for a list of associated document production fees.

For contact information and mailing address, see SJPD Contact List.

Forms and Documents Purpose / Description
CCW Application (CA-DOJ Form) Statewide standard application form for license To Carry a Concealed Weapon.
Also see "Good Cause Statement".
Police Clearance Letter - English This letter is used for Visa and Immigration purposes.
Police Clearance Letter - Spanish This letter is used for Visa and Immigration purposes.

Personal Inventory Police Property Loss Report
[Form 200-3B]

To keep as a record for insurance purposes or Police reports in the event of theft of property.
Public Records Act Requests Form (English)  
Public Records Act Requests Form (Vietnamese)  
Public Records Act Requests Form (Spanish)  
Police Report Request Only Formal request for police reports
(Traffic Accident Reports and Crime Reports)
   
Police Administrative Documents  
Duty Manual REDACTED (PDF) San Jose Police Department - Policies, Rules, Procedures
Communications Interception Technology Policy San Jose Police Department's Cellular Communications Interception Technology Policy, in accordance with California Government Code 53166 and the ECPA.
Good Cause Statement San Jose Police Department’s Good Cause Statement - Carrying a concealed weapon.
Language Access Plan Describes the department's multi-language resources and the plan to make vital content available to the non-English speaking community.
Officer Involved Shooting FAQs and Procedures Frequently asked questions and links to policies and procedures related to officer involved shootings (OIS).
Pre-Processing Manual Pre-Processing Center Standard Operating Procedures Manual
Pre-Processing manual Appendices San Jose Police Department - Policies, Rules, Procedures - Appendices
U-Visa Information A U-Visa is a temporary visa, available to certain crime victims who assist law enforcement in the investigation or prosecution of the crimes, to remain in the United States for up to 4 years and then gain legal status to live and work in the United States..
Verified Response Policy San Jose Police Department - Policy update regarding response to alarms.
   
   
Frequently Requested Police Documents  
 
Limited Detention Policy:
    Memo 2013-020 Limited Detention Duty Manual Addition L5108 - Policy describing how SJPD documents demographic information related to limited detentions resulting from self-initiated pedestrian and/or vehicle stops.
    Memo 2013-031 Limited Detention Duty Manual Revision – L5108 documenting limited detentions during self-initiated pedestrian and/or vehicle stops
 
Excited Delirium Protocol SJPD Training Bulletin - "Management of Subjects in Excited Delirium"
Massage Ordinance (2016) (364KB PDF) Ordinance #29662 adding a Purpose section and other clarifications including requiring certification for massage therapists, and mandatory reporting to Police Chief.
Towing Procedures Memo (English - PDF) Police Department's Updated Towing Procedures
Towing Procedures Memo (Spanish - PDF) Police Department's Updated Towing Procedures
Towing Procedures Memo (Vietnamese - PDF) Police Department's Updated Towing Procedures
   
   
Permit / Application Forms Purpose
Current Permit Fee Schedule Updated pricing details
Bingo Permit Application (English) Permit application to operate a Bingo concession
Block Party Instructions and Permit Application (English) Permit application to hold a block party
Canvasser Application Permit application to engage in canvassing in San Jose
Close Out Sale Permit Application Permit application to conduct a close out sale
Entertainment Business Application and Ownership/Management License Questionnaire Information sheet and permit application for an Entertainment/ Ownership/Management licence

Event Promoter Application


Application for Event Promoter Permit.

Gaming License Renewal Application Application to renew a gaming (card room) license. Processed by SJPD Division of Gaming Control.
Indemnification Agreement Required when promotion of any event will be promoted under the event promoter permit exception, by an unpermitted event promoter.
Ice Cream Truck Application Permit application to operate an Ice Cream Truck
Massage Permit Application Application for massage permit and application procedures.
Peddler Application Peddler permit information sheet and application questionnaire.
Peddler Application (Spanish) Peddler permit information sheet and application questionnaire for Spanish speakers.
Press Pass Application Application for press pass and press vehicle identification.
Private Property Tow Application Permit application to tow vehicles parked on private property.
Special Event Street Closure/Parade Permit Street closure/parade application - Please call Secondary Employment Unit for an appointment at least 10 days prior to event: (408) 277-4980.
Secondary Employment Application For
Special Events
Secondary Employment Application to employ off-duty police officers for Special Events.
Secondary Employment Application For
Road Construction Traffic Control
Secondary Employment Application to employ off-duty police officers for Road Construction Traffic Control.
Taxi Company Application Apply for or renew a Taxi Company permit
Taxi Driver Application* Apply, renew or transfer a Taxi Driver permit
(*See Policy Update)
Taxi Driver Permit Exemption Request Taxi Company Request For Exemption To
Taxicab Driver Permit Limitation

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