Police Report

Police Report

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The Police Blotter highlights a partial list of incidents in the city and is distributed on a weekly basis. The Blotter provides the date, time, approximate location, a narrative summary of the incident, case number and the most serious arrest charge.  Meanwhile, the Arrest Log provides a timely, chronological summary of all of the arrests made by the Santa Clara Police Department. It...

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SCPD Named #1 Fundraising Agency for the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics

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Thanks to tremendous community support, the Santa Clara Police Department was honored as the #1 Fundraising Police Department for the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Northern California. Members of the Santa Clara Police Department (SCPD) raised over $72,000 for Special Olympics last year! SCPD received the award on Jan. 31, in Livermore, at the annual Kick-Off conference for...

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Police Report

Police Report

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The Police Blotter highlights a partial list of incidents in the city and is distributed on a weekly basis. The Blotter provides the date, time, approximate location, a narrative summary of the incident, case number and the most serious arrest charge.  Meanwhile, the Arrest Log provides a timely, chronological summary of all of the arrests made by the Santa Clara Police Department. It...

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Townhouse Fire Claims Life of Santa Clara Man Sunday Morning

  • Story by Diane Andrews
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Barely a month into 2018, a townhouse fire on Jan. 20 at 1031 Clyde Ave., Santa Clara, took the life of a man identified Monday by the Santa Clara County Medical Examiner-Coroner's Office as James Strong, 62, of Santa Clara. It is the first fire fatality in Santa Clara in several years. Eight others escaped injury in the two-story, four-unit building in the large, Lafayette Americana complex...

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Police Report

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The Police Blotter highlights a partial list of incidents in the city and is distributed on a weekly basis. The Blotter provides the date, time, approximate location, a narrative summary of the incident, case number and the most serious arrest charge. Meanwhile, the Arrest Log provides a timely, chronological summary of all of the arrests made by the Santa Clara Police Department. It includes...

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Motorcycle Officers Wearing New Protective Uniforms

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The Santa Clara Police Department’s motorcycle unit has a long tradition of wearing uniforms designed for cavalry officers. These tall boots, poly blend pants, open face helmets and wool shirts were popularized in the 1980s TV show CHiPs. However, these uniforms are hot, uncomfortable and lack many modern safety features. Motorcycle officers have one of the most dangerous jobs...

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Coffee With a Cop

  • By Larry Sacks
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On Thursday, Jan. 18, the Santa Clara Police Department held its Coffee With a Cop event at Starbucks (2221 Alameda) in Santa Clara.  The purpose of Coffee With a Cop is to help bring police officers and members of the community together to discuss issues and learn more about each other, over a convivial of coffee.  During the 90-minute event, several members of the Santa Clara Police...

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Police Report

  • Submitted by the SC Police Department
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  The Police Blotter highlights a partial list of incidents in the city and is distributed on a weekly basis. The Blotter provides the date, time, approximate location, a narrative summary of the incident, case number and the most serious arrest charge.  Meanwhile, the Arrest Log provides a timely, chronological summary of all of the arrests made by the Santa Clara Police Department....

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Bike Helmets from SCPD Keep Kids Safe

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Prior to the holidays, Officer Chris Pilger observed a teen riding a bicycle without a helmet. Officer Pilger made contact with the boy and learned he did own a helmet. At the time, the officer only knew the boy’s first name. Officer Pilger knew of a bicycle and pedestrian safety grant the Santa Clara Police Department had received from the California Office of Traffic Safety and...

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A File of Life Can be a Lifesaver

  • Story by Cynthia Cheng and Photos by the Santa Clara Fire Department
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What if someone has an allergy to a medication or a pre-existing medical condition and they experience a medical emergency? How will first responders arriving at a house learn these details and other important medical information if the resident is unconscious? That’s where a File of Life kept in a sleeve at the refrigerator comes in handy. “The File of Life is a resource for first...

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