Stories about Chief of Police

Swept to death

From San Francisco to San Bernardino, unhoused communities are dying from 'sweeps' and criminalization -- and resisting with our own solutions.

Talking Yimby, acting Nimby in District 5

Unpacking the failed news media narrative of Nimbys in SF -- and how it applies to the D5 supervisor race.

The Agenda: A new board prez, $275K for a police shooting …

... plus public-notice and supporting the Tenants Union. That's The Agenda for June 24 to July 1

Campaign trail: Leno, Kim issue joint endorsement ad …

... the Chron goes utterly crazy (is Ron Conway involved?), cops put out a misleading mailer, and why has Angela Alioto turned against Sanctuary City?

Special Report: Ed Lee’s police legacy

As the candidates for mayor talk about police reform, we look back at what went wrong under the last administration

Cops, cars, guns and death

If the SFPD can't follow its own policies, the supervisors may decide to tighten the city's laws against officers leaving firearms in vehicles

New SFPD Chief has a lot on his plate

The Chief has no time to lose as he takes office: A plethora of urgent issues faces department.

POA tries to hijack selection of new police chief

Cops want to make sure there's no reformer hired to oversee the department

SFPD manages not to kill armed suspect

Non-lethal options show that five other people shot and killed could have been alive today

New chief promises reform — but can he stand up to the POA?

NAACP warmly welcomes Toney Chaplin -- but he needs to show that he's different from his predecessor