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Tag: San Francisco Sheriff

November 27, 2012 | 10:19 am

SF Sheriff’s Deputy Pleads Not Guilty in Bank Robbery

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(BCN) A San Francisco sheriff’s deputy accused of robbing a bank in the city’s Outer Richmond neighborhood earlier this month pleaded not guilty today to felony robbery and commercial burglary charges. Philip Chun Tong, 36, was arraigned this afternoon on the two charges, which stem from a Nov. 7 robbery at a Bank of America […]

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November 16, 2012 | 4:19 pm

San Francisco Sheriff’s Deputy’s Charged in Bank Robbery Case

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When you see the words “San Francisco sheriff” these days, your mind tends to reflexively go to this topic. Here’s something different, though not really better. SF District Attorney George Gasc√≥n said of the alleged robbery, “San Franciscans expect the men and women in uniform to uphold the laws and protect our residents.” That’s one […]

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Transcript, Audio: Mirkarimi Criticizes DA, Police, Domestic Violence Agencies

October 9, 2012 | 10:52 pm

Transcript, Audio: Mirkarimi Criticizes DA, Police, Domestic Violence Agencies

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Update 9:38 a.m. Here’s audio of Mirkarimi speaking on KQED Public Radio’s Forum show today. Here’s an edited transcript: Michael Krasny: You must be feeling pretty exuberant. Ross Mirkarimi: Exuberant, yes. My family hasn’t slept any. But I’m eternally grateful for all our incredible support and to the people of SF for having to endure […]

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Live Video, Tweet Coverage: SF Supes Reinstate Mirkarimi as Sheriff

October 9, 2012 | 2:12 pm

Live Video, Tweet Coverage: SF Supes Reinstate Mirkarimi as Sheriff

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San Francisco Supervisors are planning to decide today whether Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi may keep his job after¬†pleading guilty in a domestic violence case. It would take at least nine votes from the 11-member board to oust Mirkarimi, who was elected last fall and mired in controversy before his swearing-in ceremony. Five board members currently are […]

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August 16, 2012 | 1:26 pm

Ethics Commission: Mirkarimi Committed Official Misconduct

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The Ethics Commission voted 4-1 to sustain findings of official misconduct, with Commissioner Ben Hur dissenting. They will create a summary document of their hearing at a later date for the Board of Supervisors. The Board of Supervisors now has 30 days to act, although it is unclear whether that clock begins Thursday night after […]

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Mirkarimi’s Wife May Testify in Misconduct Case

July 6, 2012 | 10:26 am

Mirkarimi’s Wife May Testify in Misconduct Case

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The wife of San Francisco sheriff Ross Mirkarimi may testify in person at his misconduct hearing. An attorney for Eliana Lopez tells the San Francisco Chronicle that she’ll probably fly back to San Francisco from her native Venezuela to appear before the city Ethics Commission. She’s tentatively scheduled to testify on […]

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Realignment, Secure Communities, Civilian Oversight, Pot — SF Sheriff Candidates on the Issues

October 13, 2011 | 12:13 pm

Realignment, Secure Communities, Civilian Oversight, Pot — SF Sheriff Candidates on the Issues

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After 31 years on the job, Mike Hennessey is retiring as San Francisco Sheriff. So what’s he been doing all this time, anyway? From the Sheriff’s Department: The Sheriff’s Department administers San Francisco’s six county jails and does a lot more to make San Francisco safe. Our own Warrant Service Unit seeks out and arrests […]

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