Two San Francisco police officers were found guilty on about half the charges against them in a federal corruption trial as the jury reached a verdict on Friday.
Convictions against Sgt. Ian Furminger and Officer Edmond Robles include wire fraud, conspiracy against civil rights and theft of more than $5000 from a federally funded program.
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Violent protesters slash an officer’s face, leaving a significant gash across his nose and mouth.
“This march, if it ever was a First Amendment march, got hijacked by a criminal fringe element bent on destruction and criminal conduct. Were it not for the efforts of the officers and the leadership on the ground, it could have been far worse,” Suhr said.
San Francisco’s police chief says 79 people in all were charged in connection with a protest at Union Square during Black Friday that turned violent. At least five SFPD officers were injured during their response.
A San Francisco police officer corruption case is going to a jury on Monday where the officers are charged with conspiracy to commit theft from the Police Department, theft of more than $5,000 and conspiracy to violate civil rights.
San Francisco police released a sketch of a man suspected of attempting to sexually assault a 7-year-old on Friday.
Police in San Francisco and Oakland are on standby Tuesday in the event that a grand jury’s decision in Missouri, whether a white police officer will be indicted for the killing of an unarmed black teenager, could lead to protests in the Bay Area.
A man was shot and killed in San Francisco’s Excelsior District early Saturday morning.
Both community members and police agreed that there is too much gun violence in the Potrero Hill projects and that San Francisco’s young people shouldn’t have to be exposed to it.
Officers responded to af a shooting San Francisco’s Bayview District, and another in the city’s Tenderloin neighborhood.