Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Tag: Police Shootings

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...

Why would any SF politician want the endorsement of the Police Officers Association?

Given the SFPOA's recent track record, you have to wonder if the backing of that group is really something to be proud of By Tim Redmond MAY 7, 2015 -- A...

SF Democrats roll over for Lee and the cops

Democratic County Central Committee endorses the mayor before we even know who else is running -- and shoots down a modest police-reform measure By Tim Redmond APRIL 23, 2014 – The...

Cops who killed Alex Nieto guilty in “people’s trial”

There will be no formal charges, since the district attorney cleared the four officers. But a street theater protest determined otherwise By Lisa Geduldig MARCH 25, 2015 -- San Francisco District...

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,...

Why have problem cops stayed on the force all these years?

Text messages snare five -- but were these really the only examples? MARCH 17, 2015 – Public Defender Jeff Adachi told reporters today that as many as 1,000 criminal cases...

SF risks a bad decision on cops and disability law

ACLU calls on city attorney to drop Supreme Court appeal in police shooting case By Tim Redmond JANUARY 13, 2014 – On Aug. 7, 2008, two San Francisco police officers kicked...