San Francisco Police Commission Approves Draft Rules On Body CamerasThe San Francisco Police Commission approved a draft policy on the police department’s use of body-worn cameras Wednesday night, prohibiting officers from reviewing footage prior to submitting incident reports.
SF Police To Keep More Detailed Racial Data On ArrestsThe San Francisco Police Department plans to classify all suspects by both race and ethnicity, Police Chief Greg Suhr said Wednesday, replacing a system which followed state guidelines to classify arrestees according to five racial categories.
San Francisco Police Commission Delays Decision On Use Of TasersThe San Francisco Police Commission on Wednesday night decided again to hold off on allowing the Police Department to use Tasers.
SFPD Chief Says Fatal Police Shooting Shows Need For TasersPolice Chief Greg Suhr said the July 18 shooting of Pralith Pralourng, 32, by an officer in the city’s Financial District might have been prevented if the officer had the option of a less-than-lethal weapon.
New San Francisco Police Chief Decision Still Weeks AwayMayor Lee was tasked with picking the department's top cop in January after outgoing Mayor Gavin Newsom picked Chief George Gascon to take over the position of district attorney for Kamala Harris, who was elected the state's attorney general.
Concerns Growing Over San Francisco Police Department StaffingIn an effort to save money, the San Francisco Police Department is not replacing the hundred or so officers that left the department last year and canceling police academy classes.
San Francisco To Reconsider When Police Should Fire At Moving VehiclesTwice in one week, police opened fire on suspects as the cars they were in tried to speed away, adding urgency to a policy change in the works for about six months.