The City of San Francisco may soon pay $450,000 to more than a dozen male and female inmates who were strip searched in the county jail.
San Francisco’s outgoing sheriff is set to end his tenure on a fitting note.
San Francisco Sheriff Michael Hennessey said Friday he will soon begin releasing undocumented immigrants held in county jail for low-level offenses.
Sheriff Michael Hennessey announced Tuesday that he is endorsing Supervisor Ross Mirkarimi as his successor in November’s election.
San Francisco Supervisor Ross Mirkarimi filed his declaration of intent to run with the elections department just days after Sheriff Michael Hennessey announced he would not be seeking re-election this November.
San Francisco’s sheriff is retiring after 31 years on the job. Michael Hennessey told staff in a memo on Friday that he will not seek reelection this November. Hennessey has been elected to serve as sheriff eight times.
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors Tuesday night considered nominating either City Administrator Ed Lee of Sheriff Michael Hennessey to serve as interim mayor.