Stories about SFPD

The Agenda, June 22-28: Housing bonds, the cost of more cops, the cost of growth ….

... And some highlights of Pride Weekend -- a guide to the upcoming week in politics By Tim Redmond JUNE 22, 2015 – Like developers, mayors...

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...

Violence and intimidation at the DCCC? I didn’t see it, and I was there

The Chron's story, by a reporter who wasn't there, presents a very misleading picture of how people expressed their feelings on the Mission Moratorium By...

The Police Officers Association is now attacking the SF Labor Council

Don't these people know that they are just alienating their potential friends and allies? By Tim Redmond MAY 12, 2105 – The San Francisco Police Officers...

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...

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...

SF cops arresting lawyers is, sadly, nothing new

30 years ago, the ACLU sued and won a consent decree to prevent exactly what happened to a public defender in January   By Tim Redmond FEBRUARY...

Tom’s Town: How the Berkeley police and CHP screwed up their response to protests

By Tom Temprano DECEMBER 12, 2014 – It’s incredible what a difference a week makes as the movement against racial injustice and police violence in...

Tom’s Town: Why were top SF officials so quiet on the police brutality issue?

By Tom Temprano DECEMBER 5, 2014 -- It has been difficult, if not impossible, to focus on anything in the news besides the utterly demoralizing...

Breaking: Nieto had a least 14 gunshot wounds, autopsy report shows

By Tim Redmond Alex Nieto had at least 14 gunshot wounds and possibly as many as 15, including two shots to the head and several...