SF Police Officers Association, Police Commission Trade Blame Over Friday ShootingThe San Francisco Police Officers Association is laying part of the blame for an early-morning officer-involved shooting on the president of the city's police commission.
Judge Denies SFPOA's Request For Injunction To Block Use Of Force PolicyA San Francisco Superior Court judge Tuesday denied a request by the city's police union for a preliminary injunction to block a new Police Department use of force policy from going into effect.
San Francisco Police Commission Considers Body-Worn Camera PolicyThe San Francisco Police Commission met Wednesday to discuss body-worn cameras on officers and a final vote is expected.
San Francisco Police Commission Approves Draft Rules On Body CamerasThe San Francisco Police Commission approved a draft policy on the police department’s use of body-worn cameras Wednesday night, prohibiting officers from reviewing footage prior to submitting incident reports.
SF Police To Keep More Detailed Racial Data On ArrestsThe San Francisco Police Department plans to classify all suspects by both race and ethnicity, Police Chief Greg Suhr said Wednesday, replacing a system which followed state guidelines to classify arrestees according to five racial categories.
San Francisco Police Commission Delays Decision On Use Of TasersThe San Francisco Police Commission on Wednesday night decided again to hold off on allowing the Police Department to use Tasers.
SFPD Chief Says Fatal Police Shooting Shows Need For TasersPolice Chief Greg Suhr said the July 18 shooting of Pralith Pralourng, 32, by an officer in the city’s Financial District might have been prevented if the officer had the option of a less-than-lethal weapon.
New San Francisco Police Chief Decision Still Weeks AwayMayor Lee was tasked with picking the department's top cop in January after outgoing Mayor Gavin Newsom picked Chief George Gascon to take over the position of district attorney for Kamala Harris, who was elected the state's attorney general.