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Tag: Michael Hennessey

January 4, 2012 | 3:10 pm

Retiring Sheriff Hennessey Watches Infamous County Jail No. 3 Get the Wrecking Ball

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San Francisco’s popular outgoing sheriff Michael Hennessey threw himself a retirement party at the county jail today, complete with a bottle of bubbly apple cider and a wrecking ball. Infamous San Francisco County Jail No. 3 has long been a target of Hennessey’s reform efforts. In 1997, a federal judge declared conditions at the lockup […]

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Video: San Francisco — As Seen by Fox News

May 26, 2011 | 12:53 pm

Video: San Francisco — As Seen by Fox News

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Boy, watching this video from Bill O’Reilly’s show yesterday, you might get the sense that San Francisco is all about nudity, marijuana, crazy fashion, peculiar ballot measures, homelessness, quality of life transgressions, sympathy for illegal immigrants, opinionated street people, and — generally speaking — an unwholesome spirit of sex, drugs and rock and roll that […]

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May 6, 2011 | 3:27 pm

SF Sheriff Hennessey Says Won’t Hold Arrested Immigrants Under “Secure Communities”

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From AP: San Francisco’s sheriff says he plans to stop cooperating with federal immigration officials and will start releasing illegal immigrants who have been jailed for minor offenses before they can be picked up for deportation. Sheriff Michael Hennessey told the San Francisco Examiner he is making the change effective June 1 to comply with […]

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