Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Tag: Police Shootings

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...

Pussy Riot, unmasked

A couple of weeks back I found myself scrambling around the internet trying to glean the password for the Citibank Visa Card ticket presale to… an Iggy Pop concert. Kind...

Supes reject police union, urge memorial for Mario Woods

There could hardly have been a better setting for the supes to pass a resolution declaring a memorial day for Mario Woods – and denouncing the bullying tactics of...

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...

Holding the cops — and their union — accountable

When the Rules Committee meets Thursday morning to discuss police use of force, I suspect there will be a lot of focus on policy, which is fine: You have...

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...

No Suhr, No Sir!

By Tony Robles DECEMBER 29, 2015 -- I am Filipino and black, I am black and Filipino.  My blood is rooted in the Fillmore and Bayview.  Black lives matter, black homes...

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...

Democratic Party buckles on police reform

Modest resolution from Racial Justice Committee defeated by last-minute "substitution" that only praises the SFPD By Tim Redmond JULY 23, 2105 – Hene Kelly, a longtime teacher, union activist, and member...