Stories about Toney Chaplin

Special Report: Ed Lee’s police legacy

Editor’s note: As the candidates for mayor discuss law enforcement, police accountability, and the future of the SFPD, it’s worth looking back at how the last mayor handled those...

SFPD releases footage and details of the police shooting on Market Street

On May 3rd, shortly after 11 am, Nicholas Flusche, 26,  got into a violent fight with an employee after entering a Subway restaurant on Market street. The violent tussle,...

Officer-involved Shooting: Moore back in hospital, delaying court case

Sean Moore, 43,  who has been held on $2 million bail and faces several felony charges, and was shot twice – in the groin and the stomach by an SFPD...

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...

Body camera footage appears to contradict SFPD’s version of the shooting

The San Francisco Police body camera footage from the officer involved shooting on Jan 6th appears to contradict some of the official claims made earlier.  This is the first body...

Officer-Involved Shooting: SFPD criticized for its handling of the mentally ill

Crowds gathered at Oceanview on Thursday to attend the town hall meeting on the first officer-involved shooting of the year. Attorney Brian Pearlman, representing Sean Moore, the victim of the...

The Agenda, Oct. 16-23: Airbnb threats …

Did anyone catch the not-at-all-veiled threat in the Chronicle story on new efforts to limit Airbnb rentals? The measure, sponsored by Sups. London Breed and Aaron Peskin, would cap all...

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, it’s hard to know how many of...

The SF police union is embarrassing itself and losing its clout

Slowly, but with increasing momentum, the San Francisco Police Officers Association is losing its political clout. At one point, not that long ago, the POA was among the most sought-after...