Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi

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

San Francisco City Hall (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco May Increase Spending On Domestic Violence Program

Last year’s domestic violence scandal involving San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi could translate into more money for the city’s domestic violence programs when it goes before the board of supervisors.

02/07/2013

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Top San Francisco Officials Launch Campaign To End Domestic Violence

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee joined other top city officials and advocates against domestic violence on Thursday to launch a new campaign called “Peace at Home.”

12/13/2012

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: SF Housing Authority Complaints Reflect Poorly On Mayor

The embattled head of the San Francisco Housing Authority, under investigation and being sued over complaints of bullying and intimidating employees, has now come under fire by low income tenants who live in the buildings his agency manages.

12/06/2012

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

SF Sheriff Mirkarimi Accuses Political Opponents Of Fanning Flames For Recall

One month after being reinstated, San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi is accusing his political opponents of instigating recall efforts against him. Mirkarimi said critics are intentionally misstating the role he plays in his department’s domestic violence programs.

11/16/2012

San Francisco County Jail. (CBS)

SF Sheriff, Rehab Groups, Advocate Help For Incarcerated Veterans

San Francisco County Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi and his command staff at the county jail in San Bruno joined other county staff to commemorate Veterans Day and to promote rehabilitation programs aimed at guiding incarcerated veterans them out of custody.

11/11/2012

Planning Commission President Christina Olague was selected to fill the District 5 seat on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. (SF Planning Commission)

Last Minute Attack Ads Put Focus On SF Supervisor Race

The fight over San Francisco’s District 5 Supervisor seat has been even further escalated with the last-minute release of an attack ad aimed at the woman who currently holds the seat, Christina Olague.

11/05/2012

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

DA, Mayor Seek Law To Ensure No SF Sheriff Conflict

San Francisco’s mayor and top prosecutor are seeking legislation that would prohibit reinstated sheriff Ross Mirkarimi from overseeing any domestic violence programs in his department while he is on probation.

10/29/2012

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

Another San Francisco Supe Supports Mirkarimi Recall

Another member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors said Monday that she would support a recall effort against Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi, who was reinstated last week.

10/15/2012

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