Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi

Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez

Former ICE Head: Sheriff ‘Just Making Excuses’ In Fatal Shooting Of Woman On San Francisco Pier

A former Immigration and Customs Enforcement official has launched the latest salvo in the finger-pointing war over the case of the illegal immigrant who allegedly shot and killed a woman at San Francisco Pier 14.

07/07/2015

A well-wisher drops off flowers at the site where 32-year-old Kathryn Steinle was killed on July 6, 2015 in San Francisco, California. According to police, Steinle was shot and killed by Francisco Sanchez as she walked with her father on San Francisco's Pier 14 on July 1. Sanchez had been previously deported five times.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SF Sheriff Mirkarimi: Pier 14 Murder Could Happen In Any U.S. City; ICE Deserves Blame

San Francisco Sheriff’s deputies have been making secret phone calls for years to help the Feds get illegal immigrants like murder suspect Francisco Sanchez, off the streets.

07/06/2015

Inmates at Chino State Prison

SF Jail Program Is The Model For Law To Provide Free Condoms To California Prisoners

A new law in California will require state prisons to make condoms available to all prisoners, even though sex between inmates is still a crime.

03/15/2015

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

A view of San Francisco General Hospital on October 8, 2013 in San Francisco (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 (FIND LYNNE/Facebook)

Sheriff’s Department Shifts Staff At SF General After Patient Death

The San Francisco Sheriff’s Department is reassigning staff members on the heels of the investigation into the death of Lynne Spalding—the missing woman whose body was found in a San Francisco General Hospital stairwell.

11/08/2013

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

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San Francisco Supes Allows City To Seek State Grant For New Jail

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday authorized the city to apply for a state grant to help build a new jail adjacent to the current Hall of Justice building.

10/22/2013

San Francisco Hall of Justice (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SF Sheriff’s New Jail Plans Faces Criticism From Activist Group

A long-running plan to rebuild the jails above San Francisco’s Hall of Justice received criticism from activists who showed up at a meeting on Monday to review Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi’s proposal and said that no jail should be built.

06/25/2013

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

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