Friday, September 18, 2020

Tag: Toney Chaplin

Big wins for progressives at key board meeting

The Board of Supervisors meeting yesterday started off with the mayor showing up for Question Time and asking for unity on the city budget – which means he wanted...

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

SFPD manages not to kill armed suspect

The very good news is that the man who created a four-hour standoff with police in the Tenderloin this afternoon is not dead. That, even the chief of police appears...

SF responds to Orlando horror with dignity, resolve, and numbers

The worst mass shooting in US history took place at a gay nightclub in Orlando, a place that catered to many Latino patrons. Many Republicans, including Donald Trump, are already...

Jessica Williams: The Tragic Tale of a Lost Daughter

The life of Jessica Williams, birth name Jessica Leanne Nelson, was honored as friends, family and community members gathered to pay their respect eight days after she was fatally...

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...

Chief Suhr is out — now what?

  https://youtu.be/fCkaFqZGOfQ After months of protests, this evening Mayor Ed Lee announced he had asked for and received the resignation of San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr. The resignation comes after...

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...