Police Department Chief Greg Suhr told KCBS the idea is to get chronic drunks and drug abusers off the streets and into treatment programs using a carrot-stick approach.
San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr told the Police Commission that he is dropping his proposal to arm some officers with stun guns because of the “onerous” restrictions of their use.
Two people remain hospitalized after they were shot when a San Francisco police officer opened fire when a person involved in a confrontation pointed what turned out to be an air-powered gun at a group of people.
A San Francisco police officer shot and killed a dog that bit him in Golden Gate Park on Monday afternoon, according to a police spokesman.
A long-running case against a former San Francisco police crime lab technician ended in a misdemeanor plea bargain Friday when she pleaded guilty in federal court to a reduced charge of possessing cocaine in 2009.
An assault rifle stolen from an unmarked San Francisco police car has been recovered in Oakland, according to police.
An assault rifle was stolen from an unmarked San Francisco police car over the weekend, police said Sunday.
A woman caught breaking into a Lyon Street home Sunday afternoon held police off with a shotgun for more than two hours before she was taken into custody, police said.
A police officer was knocked unconscious and another suffered a possible broken nose while trying to break up a fight near the Powell Street cable car turnaround early Sunday morning, a police spokesman said Monday.
A woman was found critically injured from an apparent attack in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood on Wednesday night according to police.