Chief Greg Suhr

Activist hold their own meeting at City College Wednesday after their interruptions caused the police commission to cancel hearing on use of force reforms. (S.F. Examiner/Jonah Lamb)

Protesters force Police Commission to cancel hearing on use of force reforms

The first of two public meetings held by the San Francisco Police…

 

Officers work a crime scene in the Bayview on May 19 where Jessica Williams, 29, was shot and killed by police. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Community meetings after police shootings may be old practice

It’s been a week since a Bayview police sergeant shot and killed…

 

SFPD Chief Greg Suhr briefs the media near the scene where a 27-year-old woman was shot and killed by police in the Bayview District of San Francisco, Calif. Thursday, May 19, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Police Chief Greg Suhr resigns after latest fatal police shooting

Hours after the latest fatal police shooting in San Francisco, Mayor Ed…

 

Pro-development group SF BARF claimed an electoral victory over the group of hunger strikers called the “Frisco 5,” suggesting they didn’t encourage their supporters to vote. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Pro-development BARF declares victory over ‘Frisco 5’

Talk about the hot seat … Police Chief Greg Suhr is practically…

Pro-development group SF BARF claimed an electoral victory over the group of hunger strikers called the “Frisco 5,” suggesting they didn’t encourage their supporters to vote. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Workers repair a broken door that was damaged during a protest Friday, May 6 at City Hall during a general strike Monday, May 9, 2016 in support of the five San Francisco residents who ended their 17-day hunger strike calling for the resignation or firing of SFPD Chief Greg Suhr. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

City Hall tightens security after protest leaves more than $20K in damage

The protest at City Hall on Friday, which resulted in dozens of…

Workers repair a broken door that was damaged during a protest Friday, May 6 at City Hall during a general strike Monday, May 9, 2016 in support of the five San Francisco residents who ended their 17-day hunger strike calling for the resignation or firing of SFPD Chief Greg Suhr. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Demonstrators hold signs while marching in a circle during a general strike in front of City Hall in San Francisco, Calif. Monday, May 9, 2016 in support of the five San Francisco residents who ended their 17 day hunger strike calling for the resignation or firing of SFPD Chief Greg Suhr. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Four supervisors voice support to search for new police chief

Four San Francisco supervisors have echoed calls of protesters for The City…

Demonstrators hold signs while marching in a circle during a general strike in front of City Hall in San Francisco, Calif. Monday, May 9, 2016 in support of the five San Francisco residents who ended their 17 day hunger strike calling for the resignation or firing of SFPD Chief Greg Suhr. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
SFPD Sgt. Lawrence Kempinski, a 17-year veteran who most recently worked in the Bayview Station, is accused of making remarks in front of other officers.

Bayview officer accused of making racial slur inside police station

In an unusual move, the San Francisco Police Department on Friday released…

SFPD Sgt. Lawrence Kempinski, a 17-year veteran who most recently worked in the Bayview Station, is accused of making remarks in front of other officers.
Police Chief Greg Suhr (left) and Mayor Ed Lee (right.) (S.F. Examiner file photo)

Mayor continues to back police chief, announces greater investment in police reform including Tasers

Mayor Ed Lee announced Tuesday increased funding to the Police Department, which…

Police Chief Greg Suhr (left) and Mayor Ed Lee (right.) (S.F. Examiner file photo)
This screen grab shows City College of San Francisco Guardsman photographer Natasha Dangond being shoved into a table at City Hall. (twitter.com/telesurenglish)

Four journalists allegedly injured by deputies in hunger strike protest

Four journalists were allegedly injured by San Francisco Sheriff’s Department deputies as…

This screen grab shows City College of San Francisco Guardsman photographer Natasha Dangond being shoved into a table at City Hall. (twitter.com/telesurenglish)
Police Chief Greg Suhr, right, appear before District Attorney George Gascon’s Blue Ribbon Panel on law enforcement in February 2016. Both see the department differently. (Yesica Prado/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Preliminary findings of police bias probe find SFPD lacks discipline, oversight

The San Francisco Police Department is opaque in its discipline, arbitrary in…

Police Chief Greg Suhr, right, appear before District Attorney George Gascon’s Blue Ribbon Panel on law enforcement in February 2016. Both see the department differently. (Yesica Prado/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Police Chief Greg Suhr addresses reporters during a news conference at the SFPD Headquarters Building in San Francisco on Friday, April 29, 2016. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SFPD officer faces termination for ‘inappropriate’ language

The San Francisco Police Department has another incident of alleged racism on…

Police Chief Greg Suhr addresses reporters during a news conference at the SFPD Headquarters Building in San Francisco on Friday, April 29, 2016. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco sheriffs push out protestors occupying City Hall demanding the resignation of SFPD Chief Greg Suhr in San Francisco, Calif. Friday, May 6, 2016. (Joel Angel Juarez/Special to S.F. Examiner)

UPDATE: Dozens arrested when protesters, deputies clash at City Hall

Dozens of protesters were arrested after storming City Hall Friday, refusing to…

San Francisco sheriffs push out protestors occupying City Hall demanding the resignation of SFPD Chief Greg Suhr in San Francisco, Calif. Friday, May 6, 2016. (Joel Angel Juarez/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Hunger striker Sellassie Blackwell (center) is comforted by his friends Julian Blackmon (left) and Derrick Benson before a march to City Hall from the Mission Police Station at 17th and Valencia streets in San Francisco, Calif. Tuesday, May 3, 2016. Five San Francisco residents have been on a hunger strike for 13 days calling for the resignation of SFPD Chief Greg Suhr following recent police violence. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Hunger striker hospitalized for ‘blood issues’

One of the "Frisco 5" hunger strikers has been hospitalized, the San…

Hunger striker Sellassie Blackwell (center) is comforted by his friends Julian Blackmon (left) and Derrick Benson before a march to City Hall from the Mission Police Station at 17th and Valencia streets in San Francisco, Calif. Tuesday, May 3, 2016. Five San Francisco residents have been on a hunger strike for 13 days calling for the resignation of SFPD Chief Greg Suhr following recent police violence. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Hunger striker Ike Pinkston sits outside the Mission Police Station in San Francisco, Calif. Monday, May 2, 2016 during the twelfth day of a hunger strike calling for the resignation of SFPD Chief Greg Suhr. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

SF hunger strikers have City Hall’s attention, but not enough to meet demand of firing police chief

A group of hunger strikers known as the “Frisco Five” has captured…

Hunger striker Ike Pinkston sits outside the Mission Police Station in San Francisco, Calif. Monday, May 2, 2016 during the twelfth day of a hunger strike calling for the resignation of SFPD Chief Greg Suhr. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Police Chief Greg Suhr addresses reporters during a news conference at the SFPD Headquarters Building in San Francisco on Friday, April 29, 2016. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SFPD to receive harassment training in wake of racist text messages

All members of the San Francisco Police Department will participate in training…

Police Chief Greg Suhr addresses reporters during a news conference at the SFPD Headquarters Building in San Francisco on Friday, April 29, 2016. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Day five of a hunger strike in front of Mission Police Station in San Francisco, Calif. Monday, April 25, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Mayor Lee addresses ongoing hunger strike

Six days into a hunger strike calling for Mayor Ed Lee to…

Day five of a hunger strike in front of Mission Police Station in San Francisco, Calif. Monday, April 25, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi presents pages of racist texts reportedly sent by SFPD Officer Jason Lai during a news conference at the Public Defender's Office in San Francisco, Calif. Tuesday, April 26, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Racist texts allegedly sent by SF officers released

The text messages compared blacks to animals and made light of shootings.…

San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi presents pages of racist texts reportedly sent by SFPD Officer Jason Lai during a news conference at the Public Defender's Office in San Francisco, Calif. Tuesday, April 26, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Activists stand outside the Mission Police Station during a demonstration marking the beginning of a hunger strike calling for the resignation of SFPD Chief Greg Suhr and Mayor Ed Lee in San Francisco, Calif. Thursday, April 21, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Activists on hunger strike over Suhr’s job amid police reforms

A local rapper, his mother and a candidate for city supervisor are…

Activists stand outside the Mission Police Station during a demonstration marking the beginning of a hunger strike calling for the resignation of SFPD Chief Greg Suhr and Mayor Ed Lee in San Francisco, Calif. Thursday, April 21, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Members of the community hold signs in protest during a Town Hall meeting in response to the April 7 police shooting death of Luis Gongora held at the Laborers International Union building in San Francisco's Mission District Wednesday, April 13, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

More transparent police efforts met by hostile crowd at SFPD town hall

Within hours of the killing of Luis Gongora by police last week,…

Members of the community hold signs in protest during a Town Hall meeting in response to the April 7 police shooting death of Luis Gongora held at the Laborers International Union building in San Francisco's Mission District Wednesday, April 13, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
SFPD Chief Greg Suhr addresses the community during a Town Hall meeting in response to the April 7 police shooting death of Luis Gongora held at the Laborers Internationl Union building in San Francisco's Mission District Wednesday, April 13, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

SFPD watchdog spars with chief over officer discipline in rare public disagreement

A San Francisco police officer who sent inappropriate text messages to a…

SFPD Chief Greg Suhr addresses the community during a Town Hall meeting in response to the April 7 police shooting death of Luis Gongora held at the Laborers Internationl Union building in San Francisco's Mission District Wednesday, April 13, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)