Michael Barba

Slow to reform, SFPD touts lack of police shootings as sign of progress

Department has completed about 10 percent of federal recommendations for improvement

SF police union dumps $50K into committee against DA candidate

San Francisco’s police union is preparing to spend big money to defeat…

Interim DA Suzy Loftus lays out plans for brief tenure before election day

‘One week matters’: Candidate fends off criticism that appointment was simply politics

Mayor sets deadline to empty seismically unsafe jail, but city still lacks a plan to make it happen

On the 30th anniversary of the devastating Loma Prieta earthquake, Mayor London…

With Loftus set to take office, poll shows voters disapprove of last-minute DA appointment

Mayor London Breed made an unpopular decision when she named candidate Suzy…

Man falls to his death during Fleet Week rooftop party

A 22-year-old man fell to his death over the weekend while at…

Tenderloin homicide victim identified as 27-year-old SF man

The shooting occurred outside the Boyd Hotel on Jones Street

Man shot and killed outside residential hotel in Tenderloin

A man was shot and killed Monday afternoon outside a residential hotel…

Columbus statue near Coit Tower defaced ahead of holiday honoring explorer

Vandal splashes figure with red paint, scrawls ‘kill all colonizers’ beneath

Loftus leaves ‘sheriff’ out of job title on the ballot, peeving opponents

Rivals of district attorney candidate Suzy Loftus say the apparent frontrunner is…

Fentanyl scare sends 9 deputies, 5 inmates to hospital

Nine deputies and five inmates were taken to the hospital Tuesday evening…

Loftus faces continued backlash after Breed names her interim DA

Perceived unfair disadvantage a target of criticism at Monday night debate

Wrong-way driver suspected of DUI in collision that killed 4

Taxi driver and two passengers from Illinois are among the dead

Calls for more police patrols spur talk of replacing cops with deputies at SFO

A city supervisor is exploring whether San Francisco could increase the number…

Sheriff candidate defends deputies involved in fatal dog shooting

Public defender calls incident ‘preventable and unnecessary’

Mayor Breed backs new SFPD assistant chief despite past hit-and-run allegations

As a 26-year-old police officer, Assistant Police Chief Michael Redmond was accused of striking a woman with his vehicle and fleeing the scene in 1996.

An SFPD officer has a history of alleged hit and runs. Chief Scott just made him second in command.

Assistant Chief Michael Redmond named on confidential list of cops with possible credibility issues

Victims identified in unrelated Potrero Hill, Tenderloin homicides

Two men who were killed in unrelated incidents across San Francisco in…

SF public defender calls deputy shooting ‘preventable and unnecessary tragedy’

Sheriff identifies four deputies involved in incident that killed dog, allegedly wounded owner

Suspect in high-profile waterfront attack ordered to stand trial

Judge adds charge against Austin James Vincent for alleged criminal threats