Saturday, September 26, 2020

Tag: Police Commission

Why Chief Suhr will soon step down

Police Chief Greg Suhr will be stepping down in a matter of weeks. That’s my prediction, based on the fact that he has lost the support of four supervisors (and...

Mayor Lee faces questions on police violence — and has no real answers

Mayor Ed Lee was forced to answer a series of questions about his embattled police chief and department today, and he took the opportunity to obfuscate, duck, and refuse...

SF Police Department is a total godawful mess, panel concludes

The district attorney’s special task force investigating the San Francisco Police Department issued a devastating preliminary report tonight suggesting that pretty much everything in the department is a mess. It’s...

Day XV: Mayor Lee calls the hunger strikers — but won’t fire the chief

This post is part of our special coverage on the #hungerforjusticesf. Five San Francisco residents are on hunger strike outside Mission Police Station, demanding that Mayor Ed Lee fire...

The Agenda, May 2-May 9: Will the mayor meet with the hunger strikers?

The hunger strike for police accountability is now well into its second week, and still not one word – seriously, not one word – from the mayor. He has...

Community confronts Chief Suhr: ‘I am never calling the police’

More than a hundred angry residents attended the town hall meeting Wednesday where Police Chief Greg Suhr announced that the officers who shot and killed Luis Gongora last week were defending...

Chief Suhr’s job review: Things are out of control ….

The Police Commission meeting tomorrow (Wed/13)  includes an item that hasn’t gotten much attention – but maybe ought to be the focus of a little more interest. It’s Item...

The Agenda, April 10-17: Superdelegates, nationally and locally

Just as the Bernie Sanders campaign is stepping up its criticism of the role party officials play in the nomination process, a proposal to create 12 new superdelegates for...

Would modern police training have saved Mario Woods’ life?

Police Chief Greg Suhr and Captain Gregory Yee, who oversees department training, discussed changes in use-of-force training tonight that strongly suggested that the shootings of Alex Nieto and Mario...

The Agenda: The cops, the city attorney, Hillary and Bernie ….

When you’re the San Francisco city attorney, you have to defend your client, and sometimes your client is the Police Department, which is getting sued by the family of...