Remembering Fallen San Jose Police Officer Richard Huerta

As August 6th approaches, 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.


Memorial Service for Michael Katherman

The memorial service for Fallen Officer Michael Katherman #3900 will be held on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at 11:00 AM. It will be at the SAP Center in San Jose, California. A private burial will follow the memorial service.


Rest in Peace Brother

Our Fallen Brother Officer Michael Katherman #3900


Police Officer Michael Katherman was killed on June 14, 2016 as a result to an on-duty traffic collision. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends. Officer Katherman leaves behind his wife and two school-aged children.


Click here to make a donation to the family of Fallen Police Officer Michael Katherman


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.


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