San Francisco Police Department

Cory Lawler, Dale Brackner (SFPD)

Suspects Arrested After Fast-Acting SFPD Recruits Stop Smash And Grab Burglary In Progress

A group fast-acting of San Francisco Police Academy recruits got a chance to stop a crime when they spotted a burglary-in-progress.

05/19/2015

San Francisco Police Department car. 
(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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

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

San Francisco Police Officer Finds Woman’s Ashes In Stolen Car, Returns Them To Husband

A San Francisco police officer in the city’s Richmond District helped reunite a man with his stolen vehicle containing the ashes of his deceased wife Monday.

05/04/2015

San Francisco Police on the scene following a pedestrian hit-and-run and pursuit on April 10, 2015. (CBS)

Fleeing Robbery Suspects Strike 2 Pedestrians, Killing 1, Elude Police In Wild Chase Through Downtown SF

A pedestrian was killed and another injured when they were struck by a car fleeing police during a wild chase through San Francisco, and the suspects involved are still on the loose.

04/11/2015

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Whereabouts Of Jerry Garcia’s Lost Music Still A Mystery 30 Years Later, SFPD Says They Don’t Have It

Thirty years after Jerry Garcia of the Grateful Dead was arrested in Golden Gate Park, the mystery continues. The story involves music, drugs, and a briefcase, allegedly seized by the San Francisco police.

03/18/2015

The San Francisco Police Department logo (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Text Message Probe Of SFPD Officers Widens; Public Defender Estimates 1,000 Cases To Be Reviewed

San Francisco’s Police Department is widening its probe into offensive text messages by its officers that included racist and homophobic slurs.

03/17/2015

The San Francisco Police Department's Mission District Station. (CBS)

4 Officers Investigated For Exchanging Racist, Homophobic Texts With Convicted SFPD Mission District Supervisor

The texts were part a petition filed by federal prosecutors in the case of former SFPD Sgt. Ian Furminger.

03/14/2015

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Mother Shot, Killed In Front Of Her 3 Children During Drive-By In SF’s Bayview District

San Francisco police are looking into the possibility that two shooting deaths in the city’s Bayview District on Tuesday, may be related to a possible gun battle between two cars.

01/28/2015

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

2 SF Police Officers Convicted Of Stealing Money and Property During Searches

Convictions against Sgt. Ian Furminger and Officer Edmond Robles include wire fraud, conspiracy against civil rights and theft of more than $5000 from a federally funded program.

12/05/2014

SFPD Officer Injured In Black Friday Ferguson Protests (Photo: SFPD)

SFPD Officer May Be Disfigured For Life After Attack With Tequila Bottle During Ferguson Protest Violence

Violent protesters slash an officer’s face, leaving a significant gash across his nose and mouth.
“This march, if it ever was a First Amendment march, got hijacked by a criminal fringe element bent on destruction and criminal conduct. Were it not for the efforts of the officers and the leadership on the ground, it could have been far worse,” Suhr said.

12/02/2014

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