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Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center officials may begin using more trained health-care workers to respond to security calls. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

SF General Hospital to reduce reliance on deputies for security

As the nation explores alternatives to policing, city health officials have found…

Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center officials may begin using more trained health-care workers to respond to security calls. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Julia Dawson (Courtesy Public Works)

Nuru scandal: Official who knew about Recology overcharging is out

A top finance official left her role with the Department of Public…

Julia Dawson (Courtesy Public Works)
Jamaica Hampton is accused of charging police officers with a glass bottle before he was shot in the Mission District on Dec. 7, 2019. (Screenshot)

Jamaica Hampton, man shot by police, is charged once again

A man who was shot by San Francisco police is facing a…

Jamaica Hampton is accused of charging police officers with a glass bottle before he was shot in the Mission District on Dec. 7, 2019. (Screenshot)
(Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner file photo)

Triple shooting kills man along SF’s Market Street

Two others struck by gunfire but expected to survive

(Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner file photo)
A person holds a sign at a vigil for Roger Allen, who was killed by Daly City Police on April 7, on Wednesday, April 14, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Amid pressure, Daly City releases names of officers in Roger Allen police shooting

Daly City officials changed course Thursday and identified four officers at the…

A person holds a sign at a vigil for Roger Allen, who was killed by Daly City Police on April 7, on Wednesday, April 14, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
The Castro Upper Market Community Benefit District is considering installing a surveillance camera network, but is meeting with objections from the community. <ins>(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>

Castro mulls controversial plan to install surveillance camera network

Business group seeks to combat crime with $695K donation from tech investor

The Castro Upper Market Community Benefit District is considering installing a surveillance camera network, but is meeting with objections from the community. <ins>(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>
Joseph Williams, who has been charged with murder in the death of a 7-month-old infant, is scheduled to appear in San Francisco Superior Court Tuesday. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Babysitter charged with murder after infant suffers fractured skull

Joseph Williams had prior domestic violence arrests but did not face charges

Joseph Williams, who has been charged with murder in the death of a 7-month-old infant, is scheduled to appear in San Francisco Superior Court Tuesday. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Protesters march up Mission Street to honor Roger Allen on Wednesday, April 14, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Daly City police killing strengthens calls for body cameras

Department among last in county to roll out devices

Protesters march up Mission Street to honor Roger Allen on Wednesday, April 14, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Police seized ghost guns and other firearm manufacturing items while executing a warrant in February (Courtesy SFPD)

Ghost guns linked to rise in SF shootings as numbers jump

San Francisco police are seizing an increasingly alarming number of untraceable firearms,…

Police seized ghost guns and other firearm manufacturing items while executing a warrant in February (Courtesy SFPD)
Commissioner Petra DeJesus speaks during a meeting of the San Francisco Police Commission at City Hall on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Commissioner Petra DeJesus speaks during a meeting of the San Francisco Police Commission at City Hall on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
An SFPD logo is placed on a patrol car outside the Tenderloin Police Station in San Francisco, Calif. on August 10, 2016. (Photo by Joel Angel Juarez/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Suspect arrested in double homicide that killed local sports coach

San Francisco police have made an arrest and released new details in…

An SFPD logo is placed on a patrol car outside the Tenderloin Police Station in San Francisco, Calif. on August 10, 2016. (Photo by Joel Angel Juarez/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco police released body camera footage showing the Dec. 7, 2019, shooting of Jamaica Hampton and the events leading up to it. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Judge tosses assault case against man shot by SF police

The assault case against a man who was shot by San Francisco…

San Francisco police released body camera footage showing the Dec. 7, 2019, shooting of Jamaica Hampton and the events leading up to it. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Demonstrators commemorated the life of George Floyd and others killed by police outside S.F. City Hall on June 1, 2020.<ins></ins>

Chauvin verdict: SF reacts after jury finds ex-officer guilty on all charges

San Franciscans were relieved Tuesday after jurors found a former Minneapolis police…

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District Attorney Chesa Boudin takes part in a merchant walk along San Bruno Avenue in the Portola District to urge people to reject xenophobia and support Asian merchants on Friday, March 6, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

New Boudin recall effort seeks to reframe narrative

Local Democrats seeking to prevent the recall effort against District Attorney Chesa…

District Attorney Chesa Boudin takes part in a merchant walk along San Bruno Avenue in the Portola District to urge people to reject xenophobia and support Asian merchants on Friday, March 6, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
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Police investigating afternoon shooting in Excelsior

San Francisco police are investigating a daytime shooting that injured a man…

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A Recology employee stands at the comapany’s recycling facility on Pier 96 in 2016. (Jessica Christian/2016 S.F. Examiner)

Nuru scandal: Feds charge second former Recology executive with bribery

A second former Recology executive is facing charges for allegedly bribing ex-Public…

A Recology employee stands at the comapany’s recycling facility on Pier 96 in 2016. (Jessica Christian/2016 S.F. Examiner)
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Confrontation ends in shooting near SF Civic Center

San Francisco police believe four young suspects were involved in the shooting…

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Talika Fletcher, sister of Roger Allen, is consoled at a vigil to honor her brother, who was killed by Daly City Police on April 7, on Wednesday, April 14, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Supporters march for SF man killed by Daly City police

Struggle over fake gun ends in shooting of 44-year-old Roger Allen, DA says

Talika Fletcher, sister of Roger Allen, is consoled at a vigil to honor her brother, who was killed by Daly City Police on April 7, on Wednesday, April 14, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
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SF daycare worker accused of sharing child sex abuse videos recorded at center

An employee at a San Francisco daycare center was arrested by the…

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Defense attorneys argued that a suspect accused in two attacks on women along the Embarcadero was having a psychotic episode. <ins>(Sarahbeth Maney/Special to S.F. Examiner)</ins>

Man acquitted of assault in attacks along Embarcadero

Defense attorneys argued suspect was suffering psychotic episode at time of alleged assaults

Defense attorneys argued that a suspect accused in two attacks on women along the Embarcadero was having a psychotic episode. <ins>(Sarahbeth Maney/Special to S.F. Examiner)</ins>