excessive force

An officer stands next to an enlarged photo of a knife while Commander Greg McEachern speaks to the media during a press conference at the Hall of Justice in San Francisco, Calif. Friday, April 8, 2016 in response to a police shooting in the Mission District Thursday, April 7. (Yesica Prado/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SFPD: Witnesses say man killed by police was coming at officers with knife

San Francisco police officials reaffirmed Friday that the man whom officers shot…

 

VIDEO: Mario Woods protesters interrupt Mayor Lee’s speech during MLK event

The voices came from the dark as Mayor Ed Lee stood in…

 

Gwen Woods, mother of 26-year-old Mario Woods who was shot and killed by police on Dec. 2 in the Bayview, speaks to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors Tuesday, January 12, 2016 (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF supervisors call for federal investigation into Woods shooting

Reacting to last month’s fatal police shooting of Mario Woods, San Francisco…

 

The City is expected to settle a $495,000 lawsuit with a woman who claimed to be wrongfully arrested by police who thought she was driving a stolen car. (MIKE KOOZMIN/S.F. EXAMINER FILE PHOTO)

City set to approve wrongful arrest suit settlement

About six years after San Francisco police officers placed a woman at…

The City is expected to settle a $495,000 lawsuit with a woman who claimed to be wrongfully arrested by police who thought she was driving a stolen car. (MIKE KOOZMIN/S.F. EXAMINER FILE PHOTO)
courtesy bustedcoverage.com via bigbodycisco on instagramPolice say an officer used a permitted hold to restrain a man at AT&T Park on Tuesday.

SF police defend use of chokehold on man during Giants game

If you attended the Giants’ home opener Tuesday, you may have witnessed…

courtesy bustedcoverage.com via bigbodycisco on instagramPolice say an officer used a permitted hold to restrain a man at AT&T Park on Tuesday.