In the wake of the Boston bombings, San Francisco's police chief wants more security cameras along a major thoroughfare that hosts parades and other big events.
Chief Greg Suhr said additional cameras on Market Street would give police extra eyes during such major events, the San Francisco Chronicle reported on Monday. Read More
In the wake of last week’s deadly Boston Marathon bombings, local law enforcement is on high alert for suspicious behavior — and it’s getting help from the public.
The San Francisco Police Department is taking every precaution to protect city streets from potential terrorist threats, and its best tool might be the eyes and ears of the people it’s watching over. Read More
A teenager is lucky to be alive after he was fired upon at a convenience store in the Silver Terrace neighborhood on Saturday, police said.
The 19-year-old male victim was at the store in the 2400 block of San Bruno Avenue about 9:30 p.m. leaning against the counter when he heard several shots ring out, police said. The victim ducked and hid behind some shelves. Read More
Neither rain, nor sleet nor thugs.
A postal worker was almost robbed of her mail near Hallidie Plaza on Friday, police said.
The 49-year-old female civil servant’s letters were snatched out of her hand at Eddy and Mason streets about 12:20 p.m., police said.
The victim gave chase and attempted to get the mail back but was pushed by the thief, described by police as a woman in her 20s, who fled with the mail to a nearby Muni bus. Read More
Three masked men stormed a bank in the Sunset District Friday afternoon where they pistol-whipped an employee and took off with a load of cash, police said. Read More
A man was shot after parking his car in the Bayview on Sunday, police said.The 42-year-old victim parked his car in the 100 block of Middle Point Road about 6:30 a.m. when multiple shots were fired, police said.A family member heard the shots and found the victim lying on the ground. The man was then taken to the hospital for his injuries, which included a gunshot wound to the chest and lower body, police said. The injuries were reportedly not life threatening. Read More
A woman allegedly ran a red light and hit a San Francisco police car Sunday, injuring an officer in the South of Market neighborhood.The collision at the intersection of Fifth and Brannan streets occurred at about 2:45 p.m., police said. The injuries to the police officer were not life threatening.As of Monday morning, the female driver was not identified, nor was the condition of the officer in the email@example.com@sflawdisorder Read More
A heartless man was arrested on animal cruelty charges in the Bayview on Tuesday after police discovered the corpse of a dead pit bull puppy in the back seat of his car, police said.
About 5:40 p.m., police pulled the man over for a traffic violation in the 200 block of Cameron Way, not far from Candlestick Park. When officers engaged the driver, they noticed he had his seat reclined “about 40 degrees,” police said. Read More
San Francisco’s 10 police stations have been designated as safe havens for members of the LGBT community to report crimes. Read More
One person was arrested and seven others detained after shots were fired at an unmarked police car near India Basin early Tuesday morning, Officer Albie Esparza said.
Leafaitulagi Ioani, 18, of San Francisco was arrested on suspicion of driving without a license and evading police after she and two other drivers sped off after the shooting, Esparza said. It’s unclear who fired the gun, according to police. Read More