Tag: San Francisco Police Department
Federal grand jury indictments stem from series of 2011 incidents disclosed by city’s public defender.
New York panel rejects bid by Herman Bell, convicted in three ambush killings of officers in early 1970s.
On ‘KQED Newsroom’: Department deals with an ugly incident and prepares to equip officers with cameras.
by Shoshana Walter, The Bay Citizen Although African Americans constitute 6 percent of San Francisco’s population, they are about seven times more likely to be arrested than whites, who represent 41.8 percent of the city’s population, according to an analysis of recently released statistics from the California Department of Justice. The gap between the arrest […]
by Ernesto Morales The San Francisco Police Department honored two important veterans of the force Wednesday: horses named Riddler and Charlie. The horses were part of the department’s mounted unit and were retired after serving 10 and 12-year stints, respectively. The one-hour tribute held outside Lefty O’Doul’s Restaurant & Cocktail Lounge on Geary included a […]
The SFPD has come out with its own “It Gets Better” video. It Gets Better is the brainchild of columnist Dan Savage and his partner, who a couple of years ago, in the midst of a series of tragedies involving harassed LGBT teenagers, created a YouTube video recounting their experiences as teen victims of gay […]
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) A man in a wheelchair who was shot by San Francisco police has been acquitted of charges that he stabbed an officer just before the shooting. A jury acquitted 56-year-old Randal Dunklin on Tuesday while deadlocking on two additional counts of felony assault and a charge of resisting police. Dunklin was convicted […]
Update Friday, Oct 28 Last night KTVU reported that contrary to what the SFPD said yesterday, that gathering of police on Treasure Island early Thursday morning was indeed going to be a raid on Occupy San Francisco, and was not just a training exercise. The two raids police had planned to conduct at Justin Herman […]
Occupy SF: Interview w/ Arrestee; Chief Suhr Chat w/ Demonstrators; Video — Last Night’s Confrontation
Last night, police arrested five Occupy San Francisco protesters in what Bay City News calls a “heated confrontation” over police confiscating the demonstators’ tents and camping gear at Justin Herman Plaza. The Bay Guardian reports it this way: Police were by many accounts more aggressive than in the previous raid, which was the first direct […]
Governor seeks pension changes (Sacramento Bee) Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday rolled out a sweeping and sometimes vague list of public employee retirement changes that he wants lawmakers to enact. The 12-point list – five of which were described as “proposals under development” – immediately drew a mix of criticism, confusion and faint praise. A […]