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After Woman’s Fatal Mission District Fall, a Family Seeks Closure

July 13, 2014 | 11:10 am

After Woman’s Fatal Mission District Fall, a Family Seeks Closure

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Ann Zeis, 26, died in a fall last week. Her family is seeking items that went missing the night she died.

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Scanner Audio From Police-Involved Shooting in Bernal Heights

April 16, 2014 | 6:40 pm

Scanner Audio From Police-Involved Shooting in Bernal Heights

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Slaying of Alejandro Nieto on March 21 has created new tensions between SFPD and neighborhood residents.

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Family of Man Slain by San Francisco Police Files Wrongful Death Claim

April 15, 2014 | 9:42 am

Family of Man Slain by San Francisco Police Files Wrongful Death Claim

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The parents of Alejandro Nieto, killed by police officers in Bernal Heights Park, seek unlimited damages.

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Four San Francisco Cops Plead Not Guilty to Federal Charges

February 28, 2014 | 2:30 pm

Four San Francisco Cops Plead Not Guilty to Federal Charges

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Federal grand jury indictments stem from series of 2011 incidents disclosed by city’s public defender.

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Parole Denied for Admitted Cop Killer, Member of ‘San Francisco Eight’

February 25, 2014 | 9:45 am

Parole Denied for Admitted Cop Killer, Member of ‘San Francisco Eight’

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New York panel rejects bid by Herman Bell, convicted in three ambush killings of officers in early 1970s.

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Policing in the Age of YouTube: S.F. Police to Join Ranks of Camera-Toting Cops

November 22, 2013 | 11:10 am

Policing in the Age of YouTube: S.F. Police to Join Ranks of Camera-Toting Cops

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On ‘KQED Newsroom’: Department deals with an ugly incident and prepares to equip officers with cameras.

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African Americans in SF Arrested at High Rates, Analysis Finds

August 21, 2012 | 9:52 am

African Americans in SF Arrested at High Rates, Analysis Finds

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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 […]

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SFPD Pays Tribute to Two Retired Horses

July 19, 2012 | 2:57 pm

SFPD Pays Tribute to Two Retired Horses

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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 […]

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February 13, 2012 | 1:18 pm

San Francisco Police Department’s ‘It Gets Better’ Video

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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 […]

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November 16, 2011 | 11:13 am

Man in Wheelchair Shot by SFPD is Acquitted; Video of Original Incident

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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 […]

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