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San Francisco Police Officers Indicted On Federal Civil Rights, Corruption Charges

AP | PAUL ELIAS | Posted 02.27.2014 | Politics

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Federal grand juries have indicted five San Francisco police officers, with two charged with stealing money and drugs seized as...

San Francisco Cops Pool Their Own Money To Shelter Homeless Family Of Seven

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 02.13.2014 | Good News

Police officers often see homeless residents in some of the most despondent conditions, but sometimes even they are so moved by those in need that the...

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...

Weekend Program Aims To Get Guns Off The Street

Aaron Sankin | Posted 12.14.2012 | San Francisco

In the wake of the tragic school shooting in Newtown, Conn., people around the country are again focusing on ways to get guns off the streets. One ...

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...

Dramatic Car Chase Shuts Down Treasure Island Overnight

Aaron Sankin | Posted 11.27.2012 | San Francisco

A suspect who led San Francisco police on a harrowing early morning car chase died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound following a six-hour standoff o...

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...

CA-CHING: Meet The Highest Paid Cop In The Nation

Robin Wilkey | Posted 08.26.2012 | San Francisco

San Francisco's Greg Suhr is the highest paid police chief in the nation, according to recent reports. And come September, his pay will rise even high...

'This Is Extremely Troubling'

This article comes to us courtesy of The Bay Citizen. By Shoshana Walter The San Francisco Police Department has underreported the arrest rates ...

Officer-Involved Shooting Rattles Financial District

Posted 09.17.2012 | San Francisco

UPDATE (9:55 a.m.): The suspect died at San Francisco General Hospital after undergoing surgery. His name has still not been released. An officer-i...

Aaron Sankin

BIKE WARS: Why Is The SFPD Cracking Down On Cyclists? | Aaron Sankin | Posted 05.16.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- Like a lot of San Francisco bikers, the moment Josh Greenwald realized SFPD had stepped up their enforcement on cyclists was the also...

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...

SFPD's 'It Gets Better' Video and Bringing Ourselves to Work

Liz Ryan | Posted 04.16.2012 | Gay Voices
Liz Ryan

Here are gay officers, commanders, dispatchers, and others talking about what they experienced as kids, and what it was like to come out, and what it was like to come out at work. The humanity is touching. It's profound.

LGBT Police Officers Release Inspiring 'It Gets Better' Video

Robin Wilkey | Posted 02.13.2012 | San Francisco

On Friday, in solidarity with Bay Area LGBT youth, the San Francisco Police Department released an "It Gets Better" video featuring more than a dozen ...

Robin Wilkey

SHOCK VIDEO: SFPD Officer Repeatedly Punches Subdued Suspect | Robin Wilkey | Posted 02.09.2012 | San Francisco

The San Francisco Police Department is being questioned for an alleged use of excessive force after ABC7 News obtained a cell phone video of an incide...

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...

Aaron Sankin

'Occupy SF' Stages Mass Squatting In Vacant Buildings | Aaron Sankin | Posted 10.16.2011 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO - Homeless advocacy group Homes Not Jails has teamed up with members of the Occupy San Francisco protest movement in a coordinated campa...

Car Thieves Take Naked Drunk Driver On A Wild Ride

Aaron Sankin | Posted 12.04.2011 | San Francisco

Now kids, here's an important lesson: don't drink and drive. If you do, there's a chance (albeit a very small chance) that you'll end up alone, na...

SWAT Team Responds To Prank Call

Robin Wilkey | Posted 10.04.2011 | San Francisco

At 9:18 p.m. on Wednesday night, the SFPD received a phone call from an unknown man in panic: His family was being held hostage at a home on Blythedal...

SFPD May Not Have Video Evidence of Gun Removal in Bayview Shooting Case

Henry Jones | Posted 09.24.2011 | San Francisco
Henry Jones

Is there really footage of someone picking up a gun near Kenneth Harding's body? The SFPD has been saying yes. But if you watch the original video, you'll see what he's actually picking up.

Beyond the Hype : Putting Bayview Anger in Context

Trustee Chris Jackson | Posted 09.20.2011 | San Francisco
Trustee Chris Jackson

Sadly, the killing of a young African-American man in the Bayview is not a rare occurrence. Now is the time for the City and the SFPD to shift the perspective on how to interact with low-income communities of color.