Sunday, May 9, 2021

Tag: Policing

The sick politics of the Farrell-Wiener anti-homeless measures

The key to understanding the two homeless and street crime ballot measures sponsored at the last minute by Sups. Mark Farrell and Scott Wiener is that neither of them...

The sick politics behind the Farrell and Wiener anti-homeless measures

The key to understanding the two homeless and street crime ballot measures sponsored at the last minute by Sups. Mark Farrell and Scott Wiener is that neither of them...

New chief promises reform — but can he stand up to the POA?

  San Francisco new police chief didn't mince his words while speaking at a meeting arranged by NAACP and Brothers Against Guns, a San Francisco organization that aims to end...

SF Police Department is a total godawful mess, panel concludes

The district attorney’s special task force investigating the San Francisco Police Department issued a devastating preliminary report tonight suggesting that pretty much everything in the department is a mess. It’s...

Community confronts Chief Suhr: ‘I am never calling the police’

More than a hundred angry residents attended the town hall meeting Wednesday where Police Chief Greg Suhr announced that the officers who shot and killed Luis Gongora last week were defending...

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...

Supes reject anti-immigrant measure

Pro-Sanctuary-City law passes unanimously after "reactionary" alternative is tabled, 6-5, with Sup. Christensen voting to keep it alive By Tim Redmond OCTOBER 20, 2015 -- The Board of Supes today staved...
48 Hills Big Week

BIG WEEK: What to do Oct. 14-20, 2015

Treasure Island Music Fest, Clarion Alley Block Party, Felabration, Trolley Dances, Litcrawl, Na Lei Hulu, Mission Sunday Streets, more essential events By Marke B.  BIG WEEK One of the more surprising things...

Homeland Security: The new morals police?

Are we going back to the days when the cops raided queer clubs and harassed street queens? by Tommi Avicolli Mecca AUGSUST 31, 2015 -- “What the hell?!” I screamed at...

Behind the “protest” at the Examiner

Was the point to complain about the politics of a story -- or about a reporter calling out a politician? By Tim Redmond JULY 29, 2015 -- You don’t see picket...