Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Tag: San Francisco Police Department

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...

The tragedy of the Nieto verdict

A largely white, entirely suburban jury found yesterday that four San Francisco police officers acted properly and violated no laws when they shot and killed Alejandro “Alex” Nieto on...

While cops pass notes and look away, Alex Nieto’s mom talks of the death of her son

In what has been the most overwhelming day in the Alex Nieto trial, the court heard testimony from a range of experts, mostly witnesses called by the city --but...

Where will the Division Street homeless go?

As if moving them under the bridge, away from public view wasn’t enough, San Francisco health officials declared homeless tents a health hazard yesterday, giving the homeless a 72-hour...

Opinion: Saving lives, not unleashing police violence

There are good reasons for people to worry about the way the cops are enforcing Vision Zero  by Fran Taylor The deaths of Sandra Bland in Texas and Samuel DuBose in...

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...

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...

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...

The passing of the Mayor of Capp Street

By Stephany Ashley The intersection of 17th and Capp Streets is many things to many people. To many homeless folks, it’s a site of respite, where they can get support...