Tag: Use of Force

National Law Enforcement Symposium being held at USF, focusing on use of force

A significant number of police officers may be spotted at USF over the next two days, during a national Law…

2 years ago

First-of-its-kind data release shows racial disparities in SFPD’s arrests, use of force

San Francisco police pull their guns, strike and use physical controls against black people — who account for a mere…

2 years ago

DA-launched review of SFPD recommends reforms, some already in works

A year-long inquiry into bias in the San Francisco Police Department has found the liberal city’s department is in dire…

2 years ago

Budget proposal holds SFPD funding hostage until reforms happen

Reform or don’t get paid. That’s the message Supervisor John Avalos is sending to the San Francisco Police Department as…

2 years ago

SFPD: Witnesses say man killed by police was coming at officers with knife

San Francisco police officials reaffirmed Friday that the man whom officers shot and killed Thursday was wielding a kitchen knife…

2 years ago

Survey shows many SF cops unhappy with use of force reforms pushed by Chief Suhr

At least half of San Francisco’s police officers don’t support the use of force reforms proposed by The City’s Police…

2 years ago

Recent racism allegations renew calls for federal, state investigations into SFPD

Police critics are once again calling for an investigation into racism and bias in the San Francisco Police Department following…

2 years ago

Stun guns brought before Police Commission for third time in five years

Shot down twice in past years, stun guns were once again up for discussion in The City on Wednesday night…

3 years ago