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America: You're Wrong About San Francisco

Karen Fleshman | Posted 05.20.2016 | San Francisco
Karen Fleshman

After these changes have been implemented, and problem officers removed, and elected and appointed officials continue to provide oversight of SFPD with community input, then citizens of San Francisco will be able to call 911 with confidence.

Police Union Official Calls Out 'Snitch' Cops, Shows Why Accountability Fails

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.13.2016 | Politics

The cloud of scrutiny darkened over the San Francisco Police Department this week, following the chief's admission that a veteran officer had drawn co...

San Francisco Is Ferguson Too

Dr. Amos C. Brown | Posted 04.15.2016 | San Francisco
Dr. Amos C. Brown

San Francisco wasn't supposed to be Ferguson, but here we are. Distrust for police in the city of St. Francis has reached a high we didn't think possi...

Five Questions for Good Cop, Bad Daughter Karen Lynch

Stephanie Losee | Posted 07.05.2014 | Books
Stephanie Losee

Now a retired former homicide inspector, Lynch has published a memoir calledGood Cop, Bad Daughter about how being raised by a mentally ill mother prepared her for the police force.

Off-Duty Cop Opens Fire During Fender Bender Dispute

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

A police sergeant is under investigation by the San Francisco Police Department after shooting another motorist while off duty when a fender bender d...

Police Officer Arrested For Allegedly Molesting Boy

Robin Wilkey | Posted 08.23.2013 | Crime

A San Francisco police officer has been arrested for allegedly molesting a 15-year-old boy, according to ABC News. ABC reported that the officer ha...

Off-Duty Police Officer Alleges He Was Racially Profiled By Other Police Officers

Robin Wilkey | Posted 06.05.2013 | San Francisco

Reports of racial profiling are nothing new, but one recent allegation may have the San Francisco Police Department squirming in its blues. San Fr...

WATCH: Inside SFPD's Big Change

bloomberg tv | Posted 02.04.2013 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of Bloomberg TV. By Jon Erlichman Given how close San Francisco is to Silicon Valley, you'd think the city's c...

Shock: SF Police List All Arrested Asians As 'Chinese'

This article comes to us courtesy of The Bay Citizen. By Shoshana Walter The San Francisco Police Department, relying on antiquated computer tec...

Landmark Law Shifts SFPD Authority From FBI To SF Citizens

Sarah Medina | Posted 05.10.2012 | San Francisco

A new measure signed into law on Wednesday requires community input about the San Francisco Police Department's participation with the FBI on a joint ...

Robin Wilkey

SHOCK: Serial Homophobic Beatings Spark Citywide Public Search | Robin Wilkey | Posted 04.26.2012 | San Francisco

The San Francisco Police Department is asking for the public's help in the search for three men suspected of two separate homophobic attacks in the Ca...

PHOTOS: Check Out Muni's New Anti-iPhone Theft Campaign

Robin Wilkey | Posted 03.14.2012 | San Francisco

A recent report by Muni revealed that while crime is down in general on public transit, theft -- mainly theft of those pretty smartphones and tablets ...

D'OH! Huge SFPD Error Could Overturn Thousands Of DUIs

Robin Wilkey | Posted 03.06.2012 | San Francisco

The San Francisco District Attorney recently discovered that the San Francisco Police Department was not conducting mandatory accuracy tests on Prelim...

San Francisco Supervisor Wants Tough Restrictions On City's Police Force

| Posted 04.02.2012 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch. By G.W. Schulz A San Francisco politician wants tougher oversight of local police and the...

Series Of Violent Sexual Assaults Shock The Mission Community

Aaron Sankin | Posted 12.15.2011 | San Francisco

On Wednesday night, the San Francisco Police Department is holding an open meeting in an effort to calm the frazzled nerves of a community left reelin...

GRAPHIC VIDEO: Cops Checking Muni Fares Kill Fleeing Suspect

Posted 09.17.2011 | San Francisco

UPDATE: According to The Examiner, Kenneth Harding, the 19-year-old killed by San Francisco police in a shootout Saturday, was a convicted pimp accuse...

GRAPHIC VIDEO: Cops Checking Muni Fares Kill Fleeing Suspect

Aaron Sankin | Posted 09.16.2011 | San Francisco

On Saturday afternoon, a 19-year old man was shot and killed by police conducting a routine Muni fare inspection in the Bayview. (SCROLL DOWN FOR A...

San Francisco Sanctuary City Policy Will Be Dropped If City Joins 'Secure Cities' Fingerprint Program

AP / Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

SAN FRANCISCO -- San Francisco is set to join a federal program next month that will automatically check the immigration status of anyone arrested or ...