City Connect San Jose Links Residents to Crime Data on Smart Phones

Need to report suspicious activity in your neighborhood? There’s an App for that.

City Connect San Jose, which is a free App available for Apple and Android phones, allows you to access crime maps, submit an anonymous tips, receive crime alerts in real time and link instantly to San Jose Police Department social media.

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Residents Weigh In on Neighborhood Gang Violence at Series of Forums

New Town Hall meeting scheduled in Alviso on Wednesday, November 20 The projected on the screen at the Mayor’s Gang Prevention Task Force community meeting on October 28, 2013, told a story of significant progress in reducing gang-related crime in San Jose from 2012 to 2013.

Homicides had dropped from 14 to 8, or 42.9. [...]

900 Streetlights Shut Off to Save Energy Costs Will Shine Again Starting in March

View map of 908 streetlights targeted in 2008-2009 shutoff program

Read an earlier NeighborWebSJ report on this topic

Beginning in March, many San Jose streets will look a little brighter as the city reconnects 900 streetlights that were shut off intentionally in 2008-2009 to save money, causing safety concerns in some neighborhoods.

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