Retired Judges To Join Task Force Probing Racist, Homophobic Text Messages By SF Police OfficersThree 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.
Officers Injured As Rioting, Looting Erupts In Baltimore Following Funeral In Police Custody DeathAngry 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.
SF Mayor Lee Calls For Officers To Be Fired Over Racist, Homophobic TextsThe 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.
San Francisco Deputy Public Defender Files Complaint Against Police Officers Following ArrestThe 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.
Caught On Camera: San Francisco Police Officer Tries To Push Wheelchair-Bound Man Into StreetA 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.
FBI Database Shows Colma Police Officer Ratio Highest In Bay AreaThe 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.
FBI: Colma Ranks As 'Most Protected' Bay Area City With Highest Number Of Police Officers Per ResidentHow does your city stack up when it comes to the number of police officers per 1,000 residents?
Las Vegas Cop Killers Held Anti-Government, White Supremacist BeliefsA 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.
Santa Clara Police Officers Shoot, Kill Woman Armed With Baseball BatOfficers shot and killed a female suspect armed with a baseball bat outside of her apartment on Sunday evening, a police lieutenant said.
San Francisco Police Officers Plead Not Guilty To Illegal Searches, Stealing, ConspiracyFour 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.
Proposals Aim To Recoup Training Costs For Departing San Jose Rookie OfficersThis comes as the police department is struggling to retain officers, amid cuts in pay and pension benefits.
Oakland Police Consultant Bratton Launching Social Network For CopsThe final stages were nearly completed for the launch of a law enforcement social media network designed exclusively for the men and women in blue.