Jeff Godown

Former San Francisco Police Interim Chief Jeff Godown. (SFPD)

Ex-Interim SFPD Chief Goes Across The Bay For Oakland Job

Jeff Godown said Thursday he’s accepted a job as deputy chief in charge of the department’s criminal investigations division.

CBS San Francisco–07/14/2011

Greg Suhr speaks to the media after being sworn in as San Francisco Police Chief (CBS)

New SFPD Chief Makes Changes To Command Staff

San Francisco police Chief Greg Suhr announced Tuesday changes to the department’s command staff that he said will save the city more than $1 million in costs.

CBS San Francisco–05/18/2011

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San Francisco Police Chief Considers Station Closure

San Francisco’s police chief is looking to pare down the department’s budget deficit and that could mean the closure of a police station.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/26/2011

Police at the scene of a 2010 Union Square shooting that killed German tourist Mechthild Schroer (CBS)

Charges Sought In Union Square Shooting Of German Tourist

The family of a German tourist who was killed near Union Square eight months ago is visiting San Francisco to remember a woman killed in a tragic shooting, and try to gain some closure in the case.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/25/2011

A San Francisco Fire Department fire engine. (CBS)

San Francisco Police, Fire Chiefs Outline Possible Cuts

San Francisco Police Chief Jeff Godown and Fire Chief Joanne Hayes-White have suggested some sobering cuts to their respective budgets to close the city’s $306 million deficit.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/21/2011

An SFPD cruiser. (AP)

KCBS In Depth: Safety And Crime In San Francisco

An interview with acting San Francisco Police Chief Jeff Godown on the process of selecting a new chief and issues the department is facing in the coming year.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/10/2011

Public Defender Jeff Adachi said this drug bust on March 1st in San Francisco’s Outer Richmond neighborhood was mishandled by officers. (San Francisco Public Defender / YouTube)

SFPD Chief Defends Officers’ Actions In Videotaped Drug Bust

A combative SFPD Chief Jeff Godown came out swinging at the city’s public defender Thursday, defending his officers against allegations of police misconduct in drug cases.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–03/31/2011

Public Defender Jeff Adachi said this drug bust on March 1st in San Francisco’s Outer Richmond neighborhood was mishandled by officers. (San Francisco Public Defender / YouTube)

Another SF Drug Case Dismissed After Video Surfaces

Public Defender Jeff Adachi Wednesday released to the public yet another videotape depicting officers allegedly mishandling a search and arrest.

CBS San Francisco–03/30/2011

Taser X26c stun gun (AP)

San Francisco Police To Explore Taser Use Following Vote

The San Francisco Police Commission voted 6-1 Wednesday night to allow the Police Department to look into the use of Tasers by officers, nearly a year after shooting down a similar proposal.

CBS San Francisco–02/24/2011

San Francisco Police Chief George Gascon

New San Francisco DA Gascon Outlines Vision

Following a surprise appointment by outgoing mayor Gavin Newsom, George Gascon on Monday addressed his rationale for taking the district attorney position.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–01/10/2011

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