Federal Report Cites Bias, Violence Against Minorities By SFPDA report released Wednesday by the U.S. Department of Justice cites numerous indicators of implicit and institutionalized bias against minority groups by members of the San Francisco Police Department.
Mental Health Professionals Will Soon Respond To SFPD ConfrontationsMental health professionals will soon respond to the scene of police confrontations with people who might be mentally ill or under the influence.
Local Law Enforcement Promotes Positive Image With VideosWith the relationships between law enforcement and some communities strained, some Bay Area officers are turning to social media to try and put their officers in a friendlier light.
Autopsy Reveals Homeless Man Killed By SFPD Was Shot 6 TimesA homeless man who was killed by police in April in San Francisco’s Mission District was shot six times, including once in the head and once in the back, and had amphetamine, methamphetamines and THC in his system at the time of his death, according to an autopsy report released Thursday.
Partially Naked Man Injures San Francisco Police Officer Trying To Restrain HimA San Francisco police officer was injured last week in the Mission District while trying to restrain a partially naked man who allegedly bit him and tried to gouge his eyes out, police said Thursday.
Charges Dropped For Alleged Racist Threats Against Acting SFPD ChiefA man who was arrested earlier this summer on suspicion of making criminal threats against acting San Francisco Police Chief Toney Chaplin on the internet has been cleared of all charges, according to the San Francisco Public Defenders Office.
SFPD SWAT Team Arrests 3 Suspected Burglars In BayviewThree people were arrested Friday morning in San Francisco’s Bayview District after they broke into a building before dawn, a police spokeswoman said.
Death Threat Called Against SFPD Officers At Ingleside StationSan Francisco police on Thursday are investigating a threat called in overnight against officers.
2 SFPD Officers Injured While Arresting Felon On Probation A felon on probation who must submit to a search by police injured two officers as they tried to arrest him Sunday afternoon in San Francisco’s Potrero Hill neighborhood, police said.
Panel Report: SFPD Exhibits 'Good Old Boys' CultureA blue ribbon panel created after some San Francisco police officers were accused of sending racist text messages found a lack of transparency and accountability in the department.
SF Supervisor Calls For Budget Reserves To Spur Police ReformsA supervisor in San Francisco on Thursday introduced a "carrot and stick" approach to reign in excessive force by the city's police department.
Acting SFPD Chief: Racial Bias Almost Stopped Him From Joining PoliceVideo has surfaced of Toney Chaplin, who was appointed San Francisco’s Acting Police Chief on Thursday, saying racial bias nearly stopped him from pursuing a career in law enforcement.