San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee toured the Mission District Wednesday in advance of Sunday’s Super Bowl where 49ers fans are expected to congregate as they did for the Giants playoff run last fall.
The reminders continue: it will be all hands on deck and zero tolerance for violence in San Francisco during and after the 49ers’ appearance in the Super Bowl.
Mayor Ed Lee has suggested that bars limit liquor sales, or at the very least serve alcohol responsibly to prevent potential fan violence on Super Bowl Sunday. J.J. Bishop, a bartender at Nova Bar and Restaurant. said Friday that he understands the mayor’s position.
San Francisco city officials preparing for the 49ers’ Super Bowl game against the Baltimore Ravens are hoping to avoid a repeat of the violence and vandalism that marred World Series celebrations last year.
Two pieces of legislation announced Thursday by San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee could make buying ammunition in the city more difficult.
San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr and Supervisor David Campos joined forces Thursday to discuss ways the city is trying to quell recent violence in the Mission District.
The San Francisco Police Department plans to classify all suspects by both race and ethnicity, Police Chief Greg Suhr said Wednesday, replacing a system which followed state guidelines to classify arrestees according to five racial categories.
San Francisco’s Chief of Police is about to get a significant bump in pay; one that will distinguish him as the highest paid police chief in the nation.
A recent spate of fatal shootings in San Francisco’s Visitacion Valley neighborhood is not a result of two gangs warring with each other, but rather a case of strife within one particular gang.
Police Chief Greg Suhr said the July 18 shooting of Pralith Pralourng, 32, by an officer in the city’s Financial District might have been prevented if the officer had the option of a less-than-lethal weapon.