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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


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


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


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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SFPD Chief Greg Suhr Responds to a New List of Issues Facing Department

By Alex Emslie

You could call it a sequel.

Embattled San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr last appeared on KQED’s Forum in July, when he responded to a litany of issues — and some high-profile scandals — involving the SFPD and the chief himself. 1,150 more words


San Francisco Supervisor Calls For Police Chief To Live Within City Limits

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) – There’s an effort underway in San Francisco to require the Chief of Police to live in the city.

It used to be that the police chief always lived in the city. 96 more words


Supervisors Approve Reformed SFPD Use Of Force Policy Backed By Feds

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – The San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday voted unanimously to support a reformed policy on the use of police force recommended by the U.S. 207 more words