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Screen shot of YouTube video shot by Chaédria LaBouvier during SFPD takedown.

VIDEO: SFPD Defends Takedown Of Disabled Man With Prosthetic Leg

A video showing five San Francisco police officer pinning down a man with a prosthetic leg is trending on social media and raising questions about use of excessive forse.

08/18/2015

SF Richmond District Police Station

Car Break-Ins On The Rise In SF SoMa; ‘This Is The Worst Neighborhood I’ve Ever Seen’

Crime is on the rise in San Francisco, according to the police department, especially property crimes.

06/10/2015

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

SF Mayor Lee Calls For Officers To Be Fired Over Racist, Homophobic Texts

The mayor of San Francisco said Tuesday that four police officers under investigation in the sending of racist and homophobic texts will be fired if the probe determines they sent the messages.

03/17/2015

SFPD on the scene of a drive-by shooting that left seven people hurt. (CBS)

Police Data Show San Francisco Violent Crime Dropped In 2014

Crime rates in San Francisco decreased in 2014 compared to the previous year, police announced Friday.

02/20/2015

A pile of stadium seats sits on the field inside Candlestick Park on February 4, 2015. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Police Bomb Squad To Hold Explosives Disposal Training Inside Candlestick Park

San Francisco Police will hold training exercises on explosives disposal inside Candlestick Park this coming weekend, according to the department.

02/11/2015

Image from a YouTube video shows San Francsico Deputy Public Defender Jami Tillotson being arrested by San Francisco Police Inspector Brian Stansbury on January 27, 2015 at the Hall of Justice. (SF Public Defender's Office)

San Francisco Deputy Public Defender Files Complaint Against Police Officers Following Arrest

The San Francisco public defender whose arrest last week at the Hall of Justice went viral after being posted on YouTube has now filed a complaint against the officers involved, the city’s Public Defender said.

02/05/2015

Image from a YouTube video shows San Francsico Deputy Public Defender Jami Tillotson being arrested by San Francisco Police Inspector Brian Stansbury on January 27, 2015 at the Hall of Justice. (SF Public Defender's Office)

San Francisco Deputy Public Defender Arrested For Intervening Between Police And Her Client

San Francisco’s public defender has released a video showing police arresting a deputy public defender outside a courtroom for intervening in an interaction between police and her client.

01/28/2015

A frame from a video uploaded to Facebook, a San Francisco police officer is seen shoving a paralyzed man off a curb. (Sqaully D/Facebook)

Caught On Camera: San Francisco Police Officer Tries To Push Wheelchair-Bound Man Into Street

A San Francisco police officer was captured on two separate videos trying to shove a paralyzed, wheelchair-bound man off a curb face first into the street as other officers looked on, until a relative intervened to stop it.

01/21/2015

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Shootings On New Year’s Eve And New Year’s Morning Kept San Francisco Police Busy

San Francisco police were kept busy as the city rang in the new year with multiple shootings overnight that left several people injured, and resulted in some arrests.

01/01/2015

Crime News

5 Injured After Shooting Suspect Crashes In SF Bayview District

San Francisco police say five people were injured when a suspect vehicle involved in a shooting in San Francisco’s Bayview District crashed Wednesday evening.

12/31/2014

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