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San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee (left) and San Francisco Acting Police Chief Toney Chaplin listen as Department of Justice Office of Community Oriented Policing Services Director Ronald Davis speaks during a news conference releasing an assessment report on the San Francisco Police Department at the Phillip Burton Federal Building in San Francisco, Calif. Wednesday, October 12, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Mayor accepts damning federal review of SFPD as ‘painfully accurate’

The San Francisco Police Department was slammed Wednesday in a federal review,…

 

Mayor Ed Lee, former SFPD Chief Greg Suhr and the federal Department of Justice's Community Oriented Policy Services head Ronald Davis announce the COPS review of the city's police Feb. 1, 2016. (S.F.Examiner/File)

SFPD chief finalists to be chosen on heels of federal review

San Francisco could have a new police chief as early as Thursday,…

 

The Blue Ribbon Panel on Transparency, Accountability, and Fairness in Law Enforcement was released Monday. The report aimed to investigate bias in the SFPD in part after officers were caught sending racist text messages.  (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

SFPD allowed statute of limitations to lapse on more disciplinary cases

In March of last year, former police Chief Greg Suhr moved to…

 

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.

Former police union head plays down latest racist allegations in SFPD

The police union’s former head is downplaying the severity of allegations that…

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.
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Survey shows many SF cops unhappy with use of force reforms pushed by Chief Suhr

At least half of San Francisco’s police officers don’t support the use…

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An SFPD car sits on the corner of Golden Gate Avenue and Larkin Street in San Francisco, Calif. Friday, April 1, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Recent racism allegations renew calls for federal, state investigations into SFPD

Police critics are once again calling for an investigation into racism and…

An SFPD car sits on the corner of Golden Gate Avenue and Larkin Street in San Francisco, Calif. Friday, April 1, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Police Officer Jason Lai (Courtesy SFPD)

SFPD officer arrested in connection to sexual assault probe

A San Francisco police officer who was under investigation for an alleged…

San Francisco Police Officer Jason Lai (Courtesy SFPD)

Public listening session with DOJ to be held tonight

The federal body reviewing the San Francisco Police Department will hold its…

Federal review of SFPD won’t look at specifics of Woods case

While the U.S. Department of Justice said on Monday it will review…

Two officers injured in Outer Sunset stolen vehicle stop

Two San Francisco police officers were injured in the Outer Sunset late…

As crime climbs in The City, police plan to release a cell phone app for civilians to report crime. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

SF police refuse to release damning crime stats

As one of the largest departments in the state, San Francisco’s police…

As crime climbs in The City, police plan to release a cell phone app for civilians to report crime. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)