The manhunt for one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects has a city of over a million people on a citywide lockdown and is prompting discussion on San Francisco authorities would handle a similar situation.
San Francisco’s police chief announced at the Mission police station Monday morning that that station along with the city’s nine other precincts have been designated as safe havens for members of the LGBT community to report crimes.
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.
San Francisco will re-design some of its most dangerous intersections, adjusting the timing traffic signals and fixing cross walks curb ramps all over the city, with the goal of cutting pedestrian deaths in half by the end of the decade, Mayor Ed Lee said Friday.
San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr told the Police Commission that he is dropping his proposal to arm some officers with stun guns because of the “onerous” restrictions of their use.
As an ex-cop, Christopher Dorner knows the police playbook back-to-front, which makes the job of tracking and taking him down even tougher.
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.