Sunday, May 9, 2021

Tag: Policing

New SFPD Chief has a lot on his plate

Chief William Scott was sworn in as San Francisco's police chief today at City Hall. Scott, 52, previously worked as Deputy Chief for the Los Angeles Police Department. He...

Questions loom as Police Commission President Suzy Loftus steps down

On Tuesday, Suzy Loftus announced that she was stepping down from her position as President of the Police Commission to take up a job at the Sheriff's department. Wednesday...

The next police commissioner

The Board of Supes Rules Committee, on a 2-1 vote, sent the full board a recommendation that law professor and immigration-rights lawyer Bill Ong Hing be appointed to the...

OPINION: Some SF ballot measures Donald Trump would love

This November, the nation will face the possibility of electing a ruthless real estate developer whose rhetoric is filled with reactionary outbursts, misogyny, racism, and xenophobia. But here we always...

The Agenda, Oct. 23-30: Does the Eastern Neighborhoods plan even work any more?

Thereā€™s more and more evidence that the Eastern Neighborhoods Plan, which since 2008 has guided development in a large swath of San Francisco, is out of date and no...

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...

POA tries to hijack selection of new police chief

The deadline for applications for the job of San Francisco police chief closed Wednesday, and because the process is not exactly open, itā€™s hard to know how many of...

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 theĀ Professional Standards and Principled Policing Bureau. Sgt. Nate Steger, who...

Why are so many people homeless in SF?

Editors note: The SF Chronicle is leading an effort to get local news media to report on homelessness this week. We are happy to be involved -- and to...

Black Lives Matter, others pull out of SF Pride Parade

Three major participants have dropped out of this year's SF Pride parade, after the SF Pride organization announced earlier this week that it would heighten security in the wake...