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San Francisco Man Threatened to Shoot Muslim Woman in Alleged Hate Crime, Police Say

A San Francisco man was arrested on suspicion of threatening to shoot a woman wearing a hijab because she is Muslim, police said Thursday.

Joshua Ruano, 27, is being held on suspicion of making a criminal threat with a hate-crime enhancement, according to the San Francisco Police Department. 72 more words

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SFPD Dismisses 2 Recruits Over Cheating Allegations

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) – Two police recruits have been dismissed by the San Francisco Police Department over allegations they cheated on tests given during field training. 89 more words

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New SFPD Chief Faces Public In Bayview Town Hall

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) – Police use of force was the hot topic at a packed town hall in San Francisco Thursday night, when the city’s new police chief faced the public for the first time. 314 more words

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Civil Rights Lawsuit Filed Against SFPD For Alleged Beating Of Oakland Man

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — An Oakland man, who can be seen on video being beaten by San Francisco police officers during his arrest in late 2015, has filed a civil rights complaint in federal court against members of the San Francisco Police Department. 522 more words

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Public Defender Demands Decision In 2015 SFPD Fatal Shooting Case

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – Public Defender Jeff Adachi joined a rally on the steps of San Francisco’s Hall of Justice Thursday calling for a decision on whether to charge officers in the 2015 police shooting of a Guatemalan man in the city’s Mission District. 323 more words

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Judge Denies SFPOA's Request For Injunction To Block Use Of Force Policy

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A San Francisco Superior Court judge Tuesday rejected a bid by a police union to block a new use of force policy that would prohibit officers from firing at moving vehicles. 680 more words

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LAPD's Highest-Ranking African American Officer to Head Scandal-Plagued San Francisco Police Dept.

LAPD Deputy Chief William “Bill” Scott, the department’s highest-ranking African American officer, has been appointed chief of the San Francisco Police Department following recent scandals involving racist texting among Bay Area officers. 89 more words

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