Remembering San Jose Police Officer Jeffrey Fontana

Today we remember the life and service of fallen San Jose Police Officer Jeffrey Fontana. Officer Fontana was gunned down while making a routine traffic stop early in the morning on an Almaden street.

Remembering Fallen San Jose Police Officer Desmond Casey

On October 25th, we remember fallen San Jose Police Officer Desmond Casey. On October 25, 1999 Officer Casey was killed while piloting the department's helicopter. 

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

LAPD Officer Shot at Point Blank Range and Not a PEEP from ACLU, BLM or Assemblymember Weber

Harrowing video of an LAPD police officer being shot at point-blank range was released this week and nary a word from the ACLU, AB 931 sponsor Assemblymember Weber or any of the anti-cop fringe groups who do nothing but attack our profession. These folks are more interested in pointing fingers at police officers for doing their job than looking in the mirror and doing some self-reflection about the debilitating impacts their policy proposals have on neighborhood, officer and public safety.


Remembering the Fallen: Officer Robert Wirht

On September 8, 1988, Officer Robert Wirht was assigned to the Traffic Enforcement Unit as a motor officer. He was considered by his peers to be one of the best riders on the department.  At approximately 2000 hours, Officer Wirht was conducting radar enforcement activities on San Felipe and Fowler Road.  Officer Wirht’s radar gun detected a car traveling north on San Felipe Road at an excessive speed. Officer Wirht pulled away from his position on the side of the road and began to accelerate after the vehicle.


Remembering Fallen San Jose Police Officer Richard Huerta

On August 6th we remember fallen San Jose Police Officer Richard Huerta. On August 6, 1970, Officer Huerta was killed by gunshots from a pedestrian intent on randomly killing any officer he encountered.


Below is the department’s official account of his story.


Remembering Fallen San Jose Police Officer Henry Bunch

Today we remember fallen San Jose police officer Henry Bunch. On July 29, 1985, 33-year-old Officer Bunch was killed when an intoxicated arrestee wrestled his gun away and shot him. 

Below is the department’s official account of his story.

Remembering Fallen San Jose Police Sergeant Morris Van Dyck Hubbard

During the month of July, we remember fallen San Jose Police Sergeant Morris Van Dyck Hubbard. On July 12, 1924, 29-year-old Hubbard became of first San Jose police officer to fall in the line-of-duty. Below is the department’s official account of his story.


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