Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Tag: Police Shootings

#120hours Day 2: Protestors tell district attorney ‘do your job’

On the second day of the #120hours of action, 11 San Francisco natives are still sitting in across the road from City Hall. Tents were taken down and folded...

Officer-Involved Shooting: SFPD criticized for its handling of the mentally ill

Crowds gathered at Oceanview on Thursday to attend the town hall meeting on the first officer-involved shooting of the year. Attorney Brian Pearlman, representing Sean Moore, the victim of the...

What the police won’t tell you about the Amilcar Lopez killing

San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon says he’s about to announce his long-awaited decision about whether to charge the officers who killed Amilcar Perez Lopez with murder.   Since Amilcar’s...

The SF election: What happened?

 The 2016 election may well be a turning point in our national and local politics. The problem is that it’s unclear what direction the politics will take. At the national...

The Agenda, Oct. 16-23: Airbnb threats …

Did anyone catch the not-at-all-veiled threat in the Chronicle story on new efforts to limit Airbnb rentals? The measure, sponsored by Sups. London Breed and Aaron Peskin, would cap all...

Mayor to decide on new police chief as feds blast force

The San Francisco Police Commission is preparing to recommend a new chief just as a report from the federal Justice Department slams the department for failures that have made...

Luis Gongora autopsy confirms he was shot on the ground

Last week, the San Francisco Medical Examiner’s Office  released the autopsy report of Luis Demetrio Gongora Pat, a 45-year-old Yucatec Mayan man who was fatally shot by  San Francisco...

A Fox to guard the henhouse? Cop who shot Luis Gongora now part of police reform unit

  UPDATE: At the Police Commission meeting at City Hall SFPD Chief Toney Chaplain said Sgt Nate Steger voluntarily transferred from the Professional Standards and Principled Policing Bureau. Sgt. Nate Steger, who...

Cop who shot Jessica Williams had earlier complaint

The police sergeant who shot and killed Jessica Williams has a record of complaints filed against him with the city’s oversight agency, including one in which he was accused...

SFPD manages not to kill armed suspect

The very good news is that the man who created a four-hour standoff with police in the Tenderloin this afternoon is not dead. That, even the chief of police appears...