San Francisco Jail Pilot Program To Provide Disadvantaged Inmates With AllowanceSan Francisco Sheriff Paul Miyamoto and Treasurer Jose Cisneros on Monday announced a new pilot program starting this month that provides incarcerated people with a $10 monthly allowance for buying necessities like food and hygiene products.
In-Custody Death At San Francisco County Jail Under InvestigationOfficials with the San Francisco Sheriff's Office has confirmed that the death of a male subject in custody early Wednesday morning is being investigated, though the death does not appear suspicious.
Coronavirus Update: 4th San Francisco Jail Inmate Tests Positive During BookingThe San Francisco Sheriff's Office on Tuesday announced a fourth inmate has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
Coronavirus Pandemic: Inmate At San Francisco Jail Tests PositiveAn inmate being held in the San Francisco County jail system has tested positive for the coronavirus leading to renew pleas from the public defender's office to continue the early release of detainees to ease the facilities crowded conditions.
San Francisco Releasing 26 Jail Inmates To Help Stem Coronavirus SpreadMore than two dozen inmates are being released from San Francisco county jails as part of the coronavirus public health emergency, the San Francisco Sheriff's Office said Friday.
SF Man Picks Jail Over Returning To Treatment Program That Kicked Him Out Over CookieA man kicked out of a drug treatment program for taking a cookie without asking chose to serve six months in county jail rather than return to the program, the San Francisco Public Defender's Office said.
Deputies, Inmates Hospitalized After Fentanyl Exposure At SF County JailNine San Francisco sheriff's deputies and five jail inmates were hospitalized Tuesday after being exposed to fentanyl, according to sheriff's officials.
Visionary's Programs Transform Inmates' Lives In & Beyond San Francisco County JailFor pioneering programs that transform the lives of inmates in San Francisco County and beyond, this week's Jefferson Award in the Bay Area goes to Sunny Schwartz.
Public Defender: San Francisco Jail Abuse Continues After Charges DroppedAfter charges were dropped earlier this month against a former and two current San Francisco sheriff’s deputies allegedly linked to a jailhouse “fight club,” Public Defender Jeff Adachi said Wednesday the jailhouse abuse continues.
Ex-Raider, 49er Aldon Smith Back in S.F. County JailAldon Smith is in San Francisco County jail on $500,000 bond after the former Raiders and 49ers player was arrested Friday.
San Francisco Sheriff: 'We Made A Mistake' After ICE Agents Allowed Inside JailTwice last week, Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents were allowed inside the jail to interview inmates, a direct violation of state laws as well as jail policy.
Inmate Mistakenly Released From SF County Jail Turns Himself InVictor Rodriguez arrived at the Hall of Justice lobby voluntarily around 8:55 a.m. Saturday.
Authorities Search For Inmate Mistakenly Released From SF JailAuthorities have issued an alert across the Bay Area regarding a dangerous inmate who was mistakenly released from the San Francisco County Jail.
San Francisco Jail ‘Fight Club’ Lawsuit Settled For $90,000San Francisco supervisors are expected to give final approval Tuesday to a $90,000 settlement of a lawsuit filed by jail inmates who alleged they were forced to fight gladiator-style by sheriff’s deputies.
Protesters Shut Down City Hall Meeting On New San Francisco Jail ProposalProtesters opposed to plans to build a new jail in San Francisco have shut down a meeting at City Hall Wednesday, delaying a key committee vote.