California Senate Votes to Require State Review of All Deadly Police ShootingsThe California Senate voted Sunday to require the state's top prosecutor to investigate all police shootings that kill an unarmed civilian, advancing one of the highest profile reforms introduced this year in response to the killing of George Floyd.
Police Instructor Says Officers Who Shot Armed Vallejo Rapper Were JustifiedA police academy instructor says officers were justified in using deadly force when they shot and killed a 21-year-old-man at a Taco Bell drive-thru last month.
San Francisco Police Credit De-Escalation Training For Fewer Use-Of-Force IncidentsThe frightening scenarios are based on real events with the goal of giving San Francisco police officers the skill set to defuse potentially deadly confrontations on the city's streets.
DA Clears Santa Clara Officer in Fatal Shooting of Mentally Ill SuspectA Santa Clara police officer who shot and killed a mentally ill suspect in March was cleared Thursday of any wrongdoing by the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office.
SF Police Commission Proposes Changes To Use Of Deadly ForceThe San Francisco Police Commission unanimously approved a new policy Wednesday night putting in place some limits to the use of deadly force by officers.
Civil Rights Lawyer Calls For Probe Into SFPD Use-Of-Force Procedures After Fatal ShootingThe family of a man shot and killed in San Francisco last month is urging the U.S. Department of Justice to examine whether there is pervasive racism in the policies and practices of the city’s Police Department.