SJPD Southern Division

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Captain Elle Washburn
Southern Division Commander
San Jose Police Department


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Southern Division

Southern Division encompasses approximately 123 square miles. It is the largest of the four patrol divisions.

Southern Division is comprised of four patrol districts: Tom, Adam, X-ray and Yellow. The boundaries of the Southern Division are roughly Hamilton Ave / Pine Ave / Curtner Ave. / Capital Expy. to the North, the towns of Los Gatos and Campbell to the West, the foothills to the East, and the City of Morgan Hill to the South.

Southern Division hosts such attractions as the Almaden Lake Park, the Almaden Quicksilver Park, and Coyote Creek Golf Club - one of Silicon Valley's most distinguished golf courses. Additionally, the Almaden Valley Art and Wine Festival takes place each September.


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