About two months ago, Isaac Gomez, Victor Rivera, and their family came to ACJP raising the issue about the local security company, Admiral, who has been harassing many people in their neighborhood including using eviction as an intimidation tactic. Victor himself was beaten up by security and their family served an eviction notice. Their family chose to fight back, and just last week, their family beat the eviction defense! Here is their story featured in the Mercury News.
San Jose: Some living in Santee neighborhood allege security guards roughing up residents
By Sean Webby
Photo by Nhat Meyer
San Jose Mercury News
Almost 15 years after a San Jose neighborhood was so afflicted by street gangs that a judge ordered landlords to hire their own private security force, some residents say it’s the court-mandated armed guards who are a threat.
Five teens, several adults who live in the Santee area and a gang suppression worker told this newspaper that guards from Concord-based Admiral Security have harassed and assaulted them. Continue reading