Saturday, September 26, 2020

Tag: Police Commission

Shocking police stats — but where’s the chief?

There were two fundamental problems with the supes hearing on police violence today: Chief Greg Suhr decided not to show up – and for all the talk of policy...

The Agenda, Jan. 18-24: Police violence …

The Police Commission hasn’t approved the use of Tasers for SF cops, but the issue is almost certainly going to come up Thursday/21 when the Supervisors Rules Committee holds...

Protesters jam Police Commission meeting

Four hours of testimony challenges chief on Bayview shooting By Sara Bloomberg DECEMBER 10, 2015 -- Enough is enough. That was the rallying cry from the community last night during a San...

Mayor suggests that police shooting was avoidable

By Tim Redmond DECEMBER 8, 2015 – Mayor Ed Lee strongly suggested today that the police shooting of Mario Woods was avoidable and should never have happened. Instead, he told reporters,...

Supes decide that more cops are the answer to crime

Despite evidence, the board votes 6-5 to link police staffing to population By Tim Redmond JUNE 24, 2015 – The Board of Supervisors voted yesterday to approve a resolution that could...

Why we should all be talking about the Amilcar Perez Lopez shooting

Some strong evidence suggests the SFPD isn't telling the truth -- but the chief continues to defend the two officers who shot the 20-year-old immigrant in the back By Tim...

The Agenda, March 23-29: State budget gaps, the end of school buses — and are the SF cops shooting...

In which we outline some of the pressing issues of the week to come By Tim Redmond MARCH 23, 2015 – I found an interesting item on the news this week,...

SF cops arresting lawyers is, sadly, nothing new

30 years ago, the ACLU sued and won a consent decree to prevent exactly what happened to a public defender in January   By Tim Redmond FEBRUARY 4, 2015 -- There’s an...

How did Katy Tang end up as Board of Supervisors president?

By Tim Redmond NOVEMBER 18, 2014 – Sup. John Avalos came over to the rail by the press box around 6pm today and told me that he wanted to declare...

Is the Left in SF dead? Um, no …

  By Tim Redmond OCTOBER 23, 2014 – We got quite a crowd for the Save the  Bay Guardian rally at noon today – at least 75 people, maybe 100. I...