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Federico Rocha (East Palo Alto Police Dept.)

Frederico Rocha Named New Undersheriff Of San Francisco

San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi has named former interim East Palo Alto police Chief Federico Rocha as his new undersheriff.

04/18/2014

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

Michael Roberts (San Francisco Sheriff's Office)

SF Sheriff Mirkarimi, Colleagues Mourn Off-Duty Deputy Found Dead In Vallejo

San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi and the local deputy sheriffs’ association have expressed their sympathies to those who knew a veteran deputy whose body was found in the water near the Vallejo Municipal Marina on Monday afternoon.

04/30/2013

San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi (SF Sheriff's Dept.)

SF Sheriff Mirkarimi Organizes Inmate Dance Show For Domestic Violence Campaign

San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi is helping to organize a choreographed dance by inmates and staff at county jails on Thursday as part of an international campaign against domestic violence.

02/13/2013

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

San Francisco Sheriff's Deputy Philip Chun Tong arrives for a court appearance on bank robbery charges. (CBS)

Deputy Pleads Not Guilty To San Francisco Bank Robbery

A San Francisco sheriff’s deputy accused of robbing a bank in the city’s Outer Richmond neighborhood earlier this month pleaded not guilty Monday to felony robbery and commercial burglary charges.

11/26/2012

San Francisco Sheriff's Deputy Philip Chun Tong is accused of robbing this Bank of America branch in the Richmond District on November 7, 2012. (CBS)

SF Sheriff’s Deputy Arrested In Richmond District Bank Robbery

Police arrested a San Francisco sheriff’s deputy Friday morning in connection with a bank robbery in the city’s Outer Richmond neighborhood earlier this month.

11/16/2012

San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi speaks with reporters after the Board of Supervisors voted to reinstate him, October 9, 2012. (CBS)

Phil Matier: Mirkarimi Keeps Job As Sheriff, Is SF Back to Normal?

Things at San Francisco’s City Hall may be spicing up a bit after four on the Board of Supervisors sided with Ross Mirkarimi to reinstate him as sheriff.

10/10/2012

San Francisco Sheriff's deputy Lt. Vincent Calvarese (SFPD)

SF Sheriff’s Lieutenant Pleads Not Guilty To Domestic Violence

A San Francisco sheriff’s lieutenant accused of a domestic violence attack against a former romantic partner pleaded not guilty Wednesday to three misdemeanor charges.

07/25/2012

Lt. Vincent Calvarese of the San Francisco Sheriff's Department. (Bill Wilson Photos)

Top Mirkarimi Deputy Now Charged With Domestic Violence

As suspended San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi faces removal from office for a domestic violence-related conviction, one of his top deputies has now also been charged in an unrelated domestic violence case.

07/24/2012

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