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New audio of couple calling police on SF man bolsters racial bias claims, supe says

Pacific Heights incident spurred CAREN Act to outlaw discriminatory reports to police

Family of slain six-year-old boy seeks answers

‘He was going to be somebody’

Mayor taps former Supervisor Malia Cohen to serve on Police Commission

Mayor London Breed on Monday nominated former Bayview neighborhood Supervisor Malia Cohen…

Boy, 6, fatally shot on Fourth of July remembered for his smile, intelligence

A 6-year-old boy who was fatally struck by gunfire while watching fireworks…

Union threatens legal action after Police Commission expands use-of-force policy

San Francisco’s police union is pursuing legal action after the Police Commission…

SF Police Commission votes to expand use-of-force policy

Decision to bypass union negotiations could set stage for litigation

SF police seek suspect in assault that killed 41-year-old man

San Francisco police are asking the public for help identifying a person…

SFPD chief broadly bans release of mugshots

San Francisco police will no longer release booking photos of people arrested…

SF to pay six-figure settlements in police excessive force lawsuits

San Francisco is preparing to pay $455,000 to settle two separate lawsuits…

Woman, 74, struck with pipe in Tenderloin robbery

An elderly woman was thrown to the ground and hit with a…

City puts $3M yearly price tag on plan to probe deputy misconduct

A proposed ballot measure to ensure that deputies are held accountable for…

Supes hold off on November ballot measure to boost police foot beats

Two San Francisco supervisors who planned to ask voters this November whether…

Authorities identify man stabbed to death in Tenderloin amid recent violence

A man who was stabbed to death in the Tenderloin on Wednesday…

Permit expediter accused of fraud to cooperate in FBI City Hall corruption probe

Walter Wong allegedly ‘lined his pockets through bribes to city officials’

Police seek gray minivan in Tenderloin shooting that injured five

San Francisco police are looking for a gray minivan that is believed…

Five men injured in Tenderloin shooting

A shooting injured five men in the Tenderloin on Monday afternoon, according…

SF woman, 79, killed while video chatting in Richmond District

Roommate arrested and charged with murder, elder abuse

Proposal to ban hiring of officers with histories of misconduct moves forward

A resolution urging city officials to implement a blanket ban on hiring…

Roommate accused of killing 80-year-old woman in Richmond District

An 80-year-old woman was found dead Wednesday in the Richmond District and…

SF police captain relieved of command amid internal investigation

Capt. Nicholas Rainsford oversaw Sunset District as officer in charge of Taraval Station