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.
The dismembered body found in a suitcase in San Francisco has been identified as Omar Shahwan of Vallejo, friend and roommate of the lead suspect who was found dead last weekend.
The San Francisco public defender whose arrest last week at the Hall of Justice went viral after being posted on YouTube has now filed a complaint against the officers involved, the city’s Public Defender said.
Forty-five men and women joined the San Francisco Police Department as new officers Friday as part of the department’s 241st graduating class.
Two San Francisco police officers were found guilty on about half the charges against them in a federal corruption trial as the jury reached a verdict on Friday.
SFPD Officer May Be Disfigured For Life After Attack With Tequila Bottle During Ferguson Protest Violence
Violent protesters slash an officer’s face, leaving a significant gash across his nose and mouth.
“This march, if it ever was a First Amendment march, got hijacked by a criminal fringe element bent on destruction and criminal conduct. Were it not for the efforts of the officers and the leadership on the ground, it could have been far worse,” Suhr said.
San Francisco’s police chief says 79 people in all were charged in connection with a protest at Union Square during Black Friday that turned violent. At least five SFPD officers were injured during their response.
It’s shameful that three police officers had to be hospitalized because of attacks during the impromptu street parties after the Giants World Series win on Wednesday, said Police Chief Greg Suhr.
It could be a very busy week for San Francisco police between possible celebrations of a possible Giants World Series victory and a certain holiday where fans might dress up like their favorite sports heroes.