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Please share the following letter from SJPOA President, Paul Kelly:


September 1, 2016


Re: Open Letter to the Residents of San Jose


Dear Residents of San Jose,


San Jose Police Department answers your calls, now we need you to answer ours…


Remembering the Fallen: Officer Robert Wirht

This month we honor fallen San Jose Police Officer Robert Wirht.

Officer Robert Wirht
Killed on September 8, 1988, while on a police motorcycle pursuing a speeding motorist, and then being struck by another errant motorist in traffic.

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


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