Civil Rights Lawsuit Filed Against SFPD For Alleged Beating Of Oakland ManAn Oakland man filed a civil rights lawsuit against the San Francisco Police Department, alleging officers unlawfully beat and arrested him.
Public Defender Demands Decision In 2015 SFPD Fatal Shooting CasePublic Defender Jeff Adachi joined a rally on the steps of San Francisco’s Hall of Justice Thursday calling for a decision on whether to charge officers in the 2015 police shooting of a Guatemalan man in the city’s Mission District.
Judge Denies SFPOA's Request For Injunction To Block Use Of Force PolicyA San Francisco Superior Court judge Tuesday denied a request by the city's police union for a preliminary injunction to block a new Police Department use of force policy from going into effect.
San Francisco Supervisor Calls For Police Chief To Live Within City LimitsThere's an effort underway in San Francisco to require the Chief of Police to live in the city.
Supervisors Approve Reformed SFPD Use Of Force Policy Backed By FedsThe San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday voted unanimously to support a reformed policy on the use of police force recommended by the U.S. Department of Justice in October.
Man Sets Fire To SFPD Patrol Car Near Westfield MallA man was arrested after he allegedly set a police patrol car on fire Tuesday afternoon in downtown San Francisco, police said.
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.