Greg Suhr

A view of Market Street heading east toward the Ferry Building in San Francisco. (CBS)

After Boston Blasts, SFPD Chief Wants Cameras On Market Street

In the wake of the Boston bombings, San Francisco’s police chief wants more security cameras along a major thoroughfare that hosts parades and other big events.

04/22/2013

People are evacuated from a home near to a home police thought the one remaining suspect might have been hiding on April 19, 2013 in Watertown, Massachusetts. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: The Process Of Shutting Down A City

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.

04/19/2013

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San Francisco Police Chief Declares Stations As LGBT Safe Zones

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.

04/15/2013

A homeless man sleeps in San Francisco Civic Center. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

KCBS In Depth: SFPD Chief Suhr On Chronic Drunks, Tasers For Officers

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.

04/15/2013

Pedestrians cross Powell St. at Union Square on January 14, 2011 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SF Plans Overhaul Of Dangerous Intersections In Wake Of Pedestrian Deaths

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.

04/12/2013

Taser, stun gun

San Francisco Police Chief Withdraws Stun Gun Proposal Amid Opposition

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.

04/11/2013

Christopher Dorner (Facebook)

SF Police Chief On Fugitive Ex-Cop: ‘Officer’s Worst Nightmare’

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.

02/08/2013

Mission District Bonfire

SF Officials Tour Mission District, Look To Avoid Super Bowl Violence

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.

01/30/2013

Mission District Bonfire

SFPD Fine-Tunes Celebration Response Tactics Using World Series Lessons

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.

01/28/2013

Students raise glasses of beer in a toast (Marco Di Lauro/Getty Images)

SF Bars Urged To Limit Liquor Sales To Reduce Super Bowl Violence

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.

01/25/2013

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