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San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi

Lynne Spalding (FIND LYNNE/Facebook)

KCBS In Depth: San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi Addresses Lynne Spalding Case

San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi addresses his department’s criticisms in the Lynne Spalding case as well as the how SF’s jails are in the unique position of not being over-crowded.

01/13/2014

San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi (CBS)

Sheriff Mirkarimi Wants Department To Remain In Charge Of SF General Hospital Security

San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi said he wants the sheriff’s department to remain in charge of security at San Francisco General but that he is also vowing changes after a missing patient was found dead.

01/09/2014

A A view of San Francisco General Hospital on October 8, 2013 in San Francisco, California. 57-year-old Lynne Spalding, of San Francisco was believed to have been found dead this morning in a remote stairwell at San Francisco General Hospital after she was reported missing from her hospital room more than two weeks ago. Spalding was last seen on September 21 by hospital employees after she was undergoing treatment for an infection. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: Does SF General Need Sheriff’s Deputies?

San Francisco’s Sheriff’s department, which manages security at SF General Hospital, has come under fire for its inadequate response to the Lynn Spalding case. Questions arise as to who should be in charge of security.

11/11/2013

Lynne Spalding

Sheriff Apologizes Over Incomplete Search For SF General Patient Found Dead

San Francisco’s Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi apologized for his department’s slow and incomplete search for a missing San Francisco woman whose body was found in a San Francisco General Hospital stairwell.

11/06/2013

San Francisco County Jail. (CBS)

Sheriff Mirkarimi Looks For State Money To Replace 2 Aging SF Jails

Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi lobbied San Francisco lawmakers Wednesday to pursue state money to build replacements for two aging city jails, over the objections of opponents wary of jail expansion.

10/10/2013

Ross Mirkarimi

Online Petition Launched To Convince Embattled SF Sheriff To Resign

An online petition was unveiled Wednesday by a group asking San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi to resign from office following his conviction earlier this year.

12/13/2012