Mario Woods

Release the tapes

"Release the tapes.” That was the chant in Charlotte, N.C., this past…

 

Kaepernick’s national anthem stance fuels local dispute over SF police

Two unlikely issues crossed paths this week in San Francisco: a football…

 

Police, pollution choking lives in the Bayview

Last December, police shot Mario Woods, a black man carrying a kitchen…

 

SF Police Commission President Suzy Loftus: Reformer or politician?

Suzy Loftus leaned forward in her chair on a recent afternoon in…

Mario Woods remembered in San Francisco

For the past six months, San Francisco has been transfixed by protests,…

SF feels impact of Dallas police deaths

Interim Chief Toney Chaplin stood at podium inside the Scottish Rite Masonic…

SFPD sergeant facing discipline for alleged racial comment retires

A San Francisco police sergeant who faced disciplinary charges for allegedly making…

Protesters who blocked highway off-ramp near SFO reach plea deal

Eight women who blocked a highway off-ramp to San Francisco International Airport…

SF hunger strikers outside police station threatened with arrest

Hunger strikers calling for Police Chief Greg Suhr’s job were threatened with…

Bay Area artist’s portraits serve as backdrop to Black Lives Matter movement

The black and white images — all faces — look like cartooned…

Keeping the peace, preserving lives

As a city, we grant our police officers profound powers, placing guns…

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

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

SFPD plans to expand early intervention system — but is it working?

For nearly a decade, the San Francisco Police Department has monitored the…

Telling the truth about police brutality in San Francisco

About a year and a half ago, I was in Ferguson, Mo.,…

Public listening session with DOJ to be held tonight

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

Police oversight agency one step closer to getting more authority

A proposal that would give The City’s police oversight body the power…

Second autopsy affirms Guatemalan immigrant was shot in the back by police

A second autopsy of a young Guatemalan immigrant who was shot dead…

Department of Justice listening session on SFPD met with resistance, low turnout

The first of three listening sessions held by the federal body tasked…

DOJ probe should answer unknown

“Woods autopsy reveals drugs, 20 bullet wounds,” Crime Ink, Feb. 12 DOJ…

New SFPD bureau to focus on community-oriented policing

A new San Francisco police bureau has been created to focus on…