Autopsy Shows Mario Woods Was Shot 20 Times, Had History Of Drug UseAn autopsy report released today shows that Mario Woods suffered 21 gunshot wounds, many of them to the back of his body, and that he had methamphetamines and other drugs in his system when he was shot by five San Francisco police officers in the Bayview District on Dec. 2.
Tasers Dominate Debate Over Proposed SFPD Use Of Force PolicySan Francisco police Chief Greg Suhr presented a new use of force policy to the city’s Police Commission Wednesday evening in response to the fatal shooting of Mario Woods.
Feds To Review San Francisco Police Policies Following Mario Woods ShootingThe U.S. Justice Department will review San Francisco's police policies and practices in a process known as collaborative reform following the fatal officer-involved shooting of 26-year-old Mario Woods.
Mayor Lee Asks Feds To Investigate SFPD Shooting Of Mario WoodsSan Francisco Mayor Ed Lee has requested a federal investigation of the police shooting of a young black man, along with a broader look into the department.
Taser Unveils Smallest-Ever Stun Gun For ConsumersTaser International has released their smallest stun gun ever, marketing the devices for private citizens even as San Francisco as officials debate whether or not police officers should carry their own stun guns.
City Challenges Decision Allowing SFPD Texting Scandal Officers To Keep JobsSan Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera said Tuesday he will appeal a court ruling that found the city’s Police Department could not fire officers who traded racist, homophobic texts because the department waited too long to act.
San Francisco Police Recruit Helps Rescue Infant Who Wasn't BreathingAn off-duty San Francisco police recruit officer helped a mother and her infant son, possibly saving the infant’s life, earlier this month in a San Leandro mall parking lot.
San Francisco Police Save Woman Trapped In Sofa Bed For More Than 12 HoursTwo San Francisco police officers helped an 84-year-old woman last month out of a sofa bed frame she was stuck in for more than 12 hours.
Man Accused Of Making Threats To Kill SFPD OfficerA 47-year-old man was arrested Sunday night for allegedly calling police dispatch and saying he was going to kill a police officer sitting in a car nearby in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood, according to police.
Gunman Killed By SFPD Near Hospital May Not Have Fired ShotsSan Francisco police Chief Greg Suhr said Friday the man fatally shot by police Wednesday as he stood with a shotgun on top of a building in the Mission District does not appear to have fired any shots prior to his death.
SF Police Officers' Union Targets 'Anti-Law Enforcement Zealots' In New Ad CampaignIn a new series of radio ads, the union representing San Francisco police officers has come out swinging against what they see as anti-police sentiment.
San Francisco Police Officer Uses Naloxone Anti-Overdose Kit To Save Man’s LifeA new tool given to San Francisco police allowed an officer to save the life of a man who overdosed on opiates.