Police Chief Greg Suhr
Despite expecting to add several officers this summer, the police department is still hundreds of officers short.
Normally it’s not news when a San Francisco police officer gets a badge, except in this case Police Chief Greg Suhr had to reach almost to the floor to pin the star on the officer, a Springer Spaniel named Mack.
San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr said he decided new guidelines on how the Police Department uses social media were needed because several officers’ inadvertently tipped off protesters about recent Occupy raids through Facebook and Twitter posts.
San Francisco police officers will be out in force on Monday night to ensure no spontaneous Halloween gatherings take place in the Castro District or other parts of the city, Police Chief Greg Suhr said.
The San Francisco Police Department has unveiled a new Special Victims Unit to handle crimes against the city’s most vulnerable residents.
San Francisco police have arrested a man suspected of stealing a Picasso drawing worth hundreds of thousands of dollars from a Union Square art gallery earlier this week.
Politics and policing played a role in San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee’s decision to elevate San Francisco Police Department veteran Greg Suhr from captain of the Bayview precinct to police chief, according to KCBS and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier.