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San Francisco Police Department car. 
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Retired Judges To Join Task Force Probing Racist, Homophobic Text Messages By SF Police Officers

Three retired judges will be working with San Francisco prosecutors to review roughly 3,000 criminal cases that have potentially been tainted by 14 San Francisco police officers who sent homophobic, racist and sexist text messages, District Attorney George Gascon announced Thursday.

05/07/2015

Baltimore Police officers  push back a protestor on Reisterstown Road near Mowdamin Mall, April 27, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. The funeral service for Freddie Gray, who died last week while in Baltimore Police custody, was held on Monday morning. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Officers Injured As Rioting, Looting Erupts In Baltimore Following Funeral In Police Custody Death

Angry crowds rioted in Baltimore, throwing rocks and bricks at police officers and looting stores hours after thousands attended the funeral of a man who died after being severely injured in police custody.

04/27/2015

A San Francisco Police patrol car (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SF Mayor Lee Calls For Officers To Be Fired Over Racist, Homophobic Texts

The mayor of San Francisco said Tuesday that four police officers under investigation in the sending of racist and homophobic texts will be fired if the probe determines they sent the messages.

03/17/2015

Image from a YouTube video shows San Francsico Deputy Public Defender Jami Tillotson being arrested by San Francisco Police Inspector Brian Stansbury on January 27, 2015 at the Hall of Justice. (SF Public Defender's Office)

San Francisco Deputy Public Defender Files Complaint Against Police Officers Following Arrest

The San Francisco public defender whose arrest last week at the Hall of Justice went viral after being posted on YouTube has now filed a complaint against the officers involved, the city’s Public Defender said.

02/05/2015

A frame from a video uploaded to Facebook, a San Francisco police officer is seen shoving a paralyzed man off a curb. (Sqaully D/Facebook)

Caught On Camera: San Francisco Police Officer Tries To Push Wheelchair-Bound Man Into Street

A San Francisco police officer was captured on two separate videos trying to shove a paralyzed, wheelchair-bound man off a curb face first into the street as other officers looked on, until a relative intervened to stop it.

01/21/2015

Colma Police. (CBS)

FBI Database Shows Colma Police Officer Ratio Highest In Bay Area

The town of Colma, home to 1,593 residents and 1,000 times more deceased residents of the many cemeteries there, has 12 police officers – the largest ratio of any Bay Area city.

06/11/2014

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FBI: Colma Ranks As ‘Most Protected’ Bay Area City With Highest Number Of Police Officers Per Resident

How does your city stack up when it comes to the number of police officers per 1,000 residents?

06/10/2014

Jerad Miller, Amanda Miller (Las Vegas Police Dept.)

Las Vegas Cop Killers Held Anti-Government, White Supremacist Beliefs

A husband and wife who went on a deadly shooting rampage in Las Vegas harbored anti-government beliefs and left a swastika and a “Don’t tread on me” flag on the body of one of the two police officers they killed, authorities said Monday.

06/09/2014

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Santa Clara Police Officers Shoot, Kill Woman Armed With Baseball Bat

Officers shot and killed a female suspect armed with a baseball bat outside of her apartment on Sunday evening, a police lieutenant said.

04/14/2014

Sgt. Ian Furminger and Officer Edmund Robles and their attorneys in federal court, February 28, 2014. (Sketch by Vicki Behringer)

San Francisco Police Officers Plead Not Guilty To Illegal Searches, Stealing, Conspiracy

Four San Francisco police officers pleaded not guilty in federal court Friday to charges of conspiring to violate civil rights and steal property, money and drugs seized during searches and arrests.

02/28/2014

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