Death Of Mario Woods Part Of Long History Of Racial Tension In San FranciscoThe death of Mario Woods five years ago brought police reforms to San Francisco that were five decades in the making.
S.F. Police Union Pushes Back on Directive to Display Black Lives Matter PostersA dispute is heating up over a proposed requirement to place 32" x 24" posters displaying the words "Black Lives Matter" at all San Francisco police stations.
San Francisco DA Chesa Boudin Joins Push For South Africa-Style Truth, Reconciliation CommissionSan Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin joins a pilot effort patterned after South Africa's post-apartheid truth and reconciliation commission to confront racism in the criminal justice system.
San Francisco Unified School District Votes To Remove Police From City's Public SchoolsAmid a national movement to eliminate law enforcement from schools, the San Francisco Unified School District Board of Education on Tuesday night voted unanimously to declare the city’s public schools to be police-free.
Caravans Of Looters Led Police On 4-Night 'Stealing Spree' During George Floyd Protests Across Bay AreaBay Area businesses suffered widespread damage during the George Floyd protests but most of the looting happened far away from the marches. Seven different shopping districts were hit in just four days. KPIX 5 has learned investigators are scouring through hours of surveillance video, and have already connected some dots.
DA Chesa Boudin Not Charging Cases Relying On SFPD Officers With Misconduct HistorySan Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin announced Monday that his office will no longer charge cases that rely on statements from officers who have a proven history of misconduct.
Mayor London Breed Announces Priorities For San Francisco Police ReformMayor London Breed on Thursday announced her vision to fundamentally change the nature of policing in San Francisco, issuing a set of priorities to help address structural inequities in the department and the city itself.
Mayor London Breed Calls For Redirecting SFPD Funding To African-American CommunitySan Francisco Mayor London Breed and Supervisor Shamann Walton announced Friday efforts to redirect city funding from the city's police department to the city's African American community in the city's upcoming budget.
SF Resolution Seeks To Prohibit City From Hiring Officers With History Of MisconductLaw enforcement officers with histories of misconduct will no longer be hired in San Francisco under the terms of a non-binding resolution introduced at the San Francisco Board of Supervisors Tuesday.
SF Police Commissioners Support Ballot Measure to Increase Foot PatrolsSan Francisco police commissioners on Friday joined two city supervisors to show support for a measure for the 2020 November ballot, which seeks to increase police foot patrols.
Proposed Charter Amendments Address SFPD Staffing, Public Corruption, City College FundingSan Francisco supervisors introduced a slew of charter amendments during their regular Tuesday meeting, as Tuesday was the deadline for introducing measures for the November ballot.