Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Tag: Police Shootings

Police accountability bill passes key state Senate committee

A bill that would open some disciplinary records of police officers accused to serious misconduct cleared a key state Senate committee last week after several senators berated police witnesses...

Explosive debate finally shows the candidates as they are

The best and most revealing mayoral debate so far – because it was an actual debate – took place last week at the Potrero Hill Democratic Club. (Thanks to...

Campaign trail: Kim gets progressive endorsements, Breed wants Tasers …

While Mark Leno is getting a lot of press attention for his campaign, and a growing number of organizations are doing a ranked-choice strategy of dual-endorsements, the three politicians...

Cops push stunning ballot measure to allow Tasers

The San Francisco Police Officers Association – the folks who have opposed every major effort at reforming the department – has put up $80,000 so far to pay for...

OPINION: The case against Tasers

On Friday, November 3, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. at City Hall the San Francisco Police Commission will be holding its last public hearing on purchasing stun guns for San...

The Agenda: Tasers, traffic, and cannabis

The San Francisco Police Department hasn’t by any means given up on getting Tasers — apparently, Chief William Scott is a big fan of the zapping weapons. The Commission...

SFPD releases footage and details of the police shooting on Market Street

On May 3rd, shortly after 11 am, Nicholas Flusche, 26,  got into a violent fight with an employee after entering a Subway restaurant on Market street. The violent tussle,...

Judge dismisses most charges against man shot by cops

A San Francisco Superior Court Judge dismissed eight of 10 charges against Sean Moore, a 43-year-old mentally ill San Francisco man who was shot on his doorstep by an SFPD...

Opinion: How the DA bungled the Amicar Perez Lopez case

In exonerating the police officers who shot and killed 21-year old Mayan Guatemalan immigrant Amilcar Perez Lopez on February 26, 2015, District Attorney (and former Police Chief) George Gascón...

DA says no charges for officers who killed Amilcar Perez Lopez

The San Francisco District Attorney’s Office has decided not charge two police officers who fatally shot a man in the back more than two years ago in the Mission...