Chief Greg Suhr
KCBS In Depth: SFPD Chief Greg Suhr Talks About Use Of Force, Pedestrian Accidents & Smartphone Robberies
The San Francisco Police Department is facing harsh criticism from some in the San Francisco’s Mission District community over the shooting death by officers of 28-year-old Alejandro Nieto in Bernal Hill Park last March and his family is preparing to sue the city. KCBS’ Jane McMillan and Ed Cavagnaro spoke with Police Chief Greg Suhr about Nieto’s shooting which he said is a tragedy but that the officers were justified using deadly force.
A Lyft driver hit an elderly woman Friday afternoon in a crosswalk in San Francisco’s Nob Hill neighborhood, police said.
San Francisco city leaders and police officials pledged during a joint hearing at City Hall Thursday night to strengthen enforcement of traffic violations and work to prevent fatal collisions as more and more cars, bicycles and pedestrians make their way around the city.
Since New Year’s Eve, three pedestrians have been fatally struck by vehicles on San Francisco streets. The rise in deaths has prompted the mayor and police chief to take action to make streets safer.
San Francisco police Chief Greg Suhr said Monday, “It was really unbelievable. The best part about it is, although the little guy had to get sick to get better … there was no catastrophe, nobody had to die for all these people to show up to spectacularly support his victory.”
San Francisco’s police chief said Thursday that a big-rig driver has been found at fault in a collision that killed a bicyclist in the city’s South of Market neighborhood earlier this month.
San Francisco’s police chief confirmed in an interview Friday that one of the two teenage girls killed in the crash of a passenger jet at SFO was run over by an fire truck while she was hidden by foam sprayed by firefighters to extinguish the flaming wreckage.
Police Department Chief Greg Suhr told KCBS the idea is to get chronic drunks and drug abusers off the streets and into treatment programs using a carrot-stick approach.
KCBS talked to San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr Tuesday about security plans for the Giants World Series games.
The family of a man shot by San Francisco police in the city’s Potrero Hill neighborhood Saturday evening confronted the police chief over the incident during a community meeting on the shooting Tuesday morning.