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4 Men Carjack Uber Driver’s Toyota Then Flee After Crashing It In SF Richmond District

Police are investigating the carjacking of an Uber driver’s vehicle that ended in a hit-and-run collision in San Francisco’s Inner Richmond District early Wednesday morning.

03/20/2015

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Whereabouts Of Jerry Garcia’s Lost Music Still A Mystery 30 Years Later, SFPD Says They Don’t Have It

Thirty years after Jerry Garcia of the Grateful Dead was arrested in Golden Gate Park, the mystery continues. The story involves music, drugs, and a briefcase, allegedly seized by the San Francisco police.

03/18/2015

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1,000 Criminal Cases To Be Reviewed In Wake Of Racist, Homophobic Texts Sent Between San Francisco Cops

San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi estimates as many as 1,000 criminal cases will be reviewed following the racist and homophobic text messages allegedly sent by four San Francisco police officers.

03/17/2015

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Text Message Probe Of SFPD Officers Widens; Public Defender Estimates 1,000 Cases To Be Reviewed

San Francisco’s Police Department is widening its probe into offensive text messages by its officers that included racist and homophobic slurs.

03/17/2015

The San Francisco Police Department's Mission District Station. (CBS)

4 Officers Investigated For Exchanging Racist, Homophobic Texts With Convicted SFPD Mission District Supervisor

The texts were part a petition filed by federal prosecutors in the case of former SFPD Sgt. Ian Furminger.

03/14/2015

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SFPD Defends Detaining Crowd Of Bystanders At Rap Music Video In Hunters Point

A group of people filming a rap music video in San Francisco’s Hunters Point neighborhood were detained by police and two men were arrested on Sunday. The incident has raised questions about overzealous police tactics.

03/13/2015

Authorities on the scene of a standoff on 4th and King in San Francisco on February 27, 2015. (CBS)

Woman Allegedly Stabs Man, Briefly Holes Up In Apartment Building At 4th & King In San Francisco

4th Street near King in San Francisco is closed according to San Francisco police because of an apparent stabbing.

02/27/2015

Sgt. Ian Furminger and Officer Edmund Robles and their attorneys in federal court, February 28, 2014. (Sketch by Vicki Behringer)

Veteran San Francisco Police Officer Sentenced To More Than 3 Years In Federal Prison

A former SFPD sergeant was sentenced to 41 months in prison for corruption in a federal court on Monday after being convicted of four charges related to a scheme to steal money and property seized during searches and arrests in 2009.

02/23/2015

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New Year Brings Jump in Homicides To San Francisco

With the city’s homicide count climbing to 11 in the new year, San Francisco mayor Ed Lee called this a “shocking start” to 2015.

02/22/2015

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

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