Some community groups are unhappy over reports that San Jose acting Police Chief Chris Moore will be appointed to the position permanently.

KQED’s Tara Siler spoke to San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed today about the appointment of a new chief and about the state of the department’s community relations.

Tara Siler speaks to San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed about new police chief and community relations[audio:]



Jon Brooks

Jon Brooks is the host and editor of KQED’s health and technology blog, Future of You. He is the former editor of KQED’s daily news blog, News Fix. A veteran blogger, he previously worked for Yahoo! in various news writing and editing roles. He was also the editor of, which documented user-generated content about the financial crisis and recession. Jon is also a playwright whose work has been produced in San Francisco, New York, Italy, and around the U.S. He has written about film for his own blog and studied film at Boston University. He has an MFA in Creative Writing from Brooklyn College.

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