Police Shooting Death Of Immigrant Suspect Prompts Federal Lawsuit Against San Francisco, Police Chief
Family members of a Guatemalan immigrant shot and killed by police earlier this year are the plaintiffs in a federal lawsuit filed against the city and county of San Francisco, as well as Police Chief Greg Suhr on Friday.
The decision to not notify San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr for two years of racist and homophobic texts exchanged between several of his officers may end up preventing the chief from disciplining the officers involved.
8 of the 14 San Francisco police officers investigated for sending racist and homophobic text messages have been suspended with a recommendation for termination.
A community meeting on last week’s officer-involved shooting was cut short when SFPD Chief Suhr was repeatedly shouted down by protests of angry people who called for his resignation.
Michael Robinson, who spent more than 20 years on the force, retired on Wednesday.
San Francisco’s Police Department is widening its probe into offensive text messages by its officers that included racist and homophobic slurs.
The demands of justice for Amilcar Perez-Lopez, the 21-year-old Guatemalan man shot and killed by two San Francisco police officers last month continued outside City Hall on Wednesday.
Dozens of Mission District residents gathered for the town hall meeting at Cesar Chavez Elementary School Monday evening, located just a block and a half away from the scene of the fatal officer-involved shooting on Thursday night.
San Francisco police are investigating a Thursday night officer-involved shooting in the Mission District that left a robbery suspect dead.
San Francisco police Chief Greg Suhr said Thursday that a police officer who struck a homeless man with his baton and then administered pepper spray after rousting him from the back of a San Francisco Municipal Railway bus earlier this month was simply doing as he was trained.