Remembering Fallen Officer Michael Katherman

Officer Michael J. Katherman, Badge Number 3900


Killed on June 14, 2016, due to an on-duty traffic collision when an errant motorist struck his police motorcycle.


Honoring Fallen San Jose Police Officer John Buck

April 5th, we remember fallen San Jose Police Officer John Buck. On this date in 1933, Officer Buck succumbed to injuries he received in a gun battle.


Below is the department's official account of Officer Buck's story.


Remembering Fallen Officer Michael Johnson

On March 24th, we remember fallen San Jose Police Officer Michael Johnson. Tough times for  the Police Department were made even tougher when Officer Johnson was killed by a suicidal man who was mentally ill.

Below is the San Jose Police Department's account of this tragedy.

SBA Applauds U.S. Dept. of Labor Overtime Rules

Associations across the country thank and support both Ed Mullins, President of the Sergeants Benevolent Association, and the efforts of the Department Of Labor for their continued effort in this overtime rule. Please see the Press Release below.
Stay safe, Paul


Remembering the Fallen: Officer Robert White

On January 27, 1985, San Jose police officer Robert White was electrocuted while investigating an accident in which a motorist struck a high-voltage transformer.


Below is the San Jose Police Department's account of this tragedy.


Remembering Fallen San Jose Police Officers Gordon Silva and Gene Simpson

Today, we remember fallen San Jose Police Officers Gordon Silva and Gene Simpson. On January 20, 1989, Simpson and Silva were killed in a firefight with a mentally ill pedestrian who wrestled Simpson's gun away. Below is an account of this terrible tragedy that was published in the Mercury News following their deaths.


Newman Police Department Corporal Ronil Singh

The murder of Newman Police Corporal Ronil Singh over the holidays was particularly callous. Corporal Singh, a family man who was dedicated to his community, was gunned down by a coward who fled the scene.


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