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Janee Taylor, neighbor of a man who was shot and killed by police, speaks to the media after an officer involved shooting on Shotwell Street near 19th Street in San Francisco  Thursday. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Keeping the peace, preserving lives

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

Janee Taylor, neighbor of a man who was shot and killed by police, speaks to the media after an officer involved shooting on Shotwell Street near 19th Street in San Francisco  Thursday. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Crews investigate the scene after an officer involved shooting on Shotwell Street near 19th Street in San Francisco, Calif. Thursday, April 7, 2016. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Police shoot, kill homeless man reportedly waving knife in Mission

San Francisco police shot and killed a homeless man in the Mission…

Crews investigate the scene after an officer involved shooting on Shotwell Street near 19th Street in San Francisco, Calif. Thursday, April 7, 2016. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)
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…

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)
Olga Petrov on Monday, April 4, 2016. (Yesica Prado/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Mother of man beaten by deputies says he is no ‘monster’

A frustrated Olga Petrov walked out of San Francisco's federal courthouse Monday…

Olga Petrov on Monday, April 4, 2016. (Yesica Prado/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Armed robbers hold up bar near Noe Valley

Armed robbers hold up bar near Noe Valley

Three armed men in their 20s barged into a bar in the…

Armed robbers hold up bar near Noe Valley
San Francisco District 9 candidates, from left to right, Melissa San Miguel, Hillary Ronen, Edwin Lindo, Josh Arce and Iswari España ask for endorsements at the Bernal Heights Neighborhood Center hosted by the Bernal Heights Democratic Club on Thursday. (Emma Chiang/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Five vying to represent a Mission ‘in crisis’ on Board of Supervisors

The Mission district is widely considered ground zero for the forces of…

San Francisco District 9 candidates, from left to right, Melissa San Miguel, Hillary Ronen, Edwin Lindo, Josh Arce and Iswari España ask for endorsements at the Bernal Heights Neighborhood Center hosted by the Bernal Heights Democratic Club on Thursday. (Emma Chiang/Special to the S.F. Examiner)
Mayor Ed Lee has been criticized recently for his efforts to address San Francisco’s homeless issue, including the creation of a temporary shelter at Pier 80. Lee said one of two new Navigation Centers could be created near the Pier 80 shelter. (Emma Chiang/Special to SF Examiner)

Mayor Ed Lee fires back at critics, defends his homeless efforts

In an unusual show of political force, Mayor Ed Lee defended his…

Mayor Ed Lee has been criticized recently for his efforts to address San Francisco’s homeless issue, including the creation of a temporary shelter at Pier 80. Lee said one of two new Navigation Centers could be created near the Pier 80 shelter. (Emma Chiang/Special to SF Examiner)

Public listening session with DOJ to be held tonight

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

Second arrest made in robbery of Supervisor Wiener

A man has been arrested and charged in connection with the robbery…

Five stabbed in SF since Saturday

Two men stabbed during an early morning brawl at the foot of…

Mission stabbing injures one

A 40-year-old man was stabbed in the side during a fight Thursday…

Two injured during early morning shootings in SF

A 33-year-old man struck by a flurry of gunfire in the Tenderloin…

Bystander, man shot in Mission district

A female bystander was struck by gunfire Tuesday evening during a shooting…

Man shot in chest in Mission district

A 21-year-old man is in life-threatening condition after he was struck by…

Fake surgeon sentenced to 20 years for sexual assault, other charges

A 53-year-old fake surgeon was sentenced on Friday to 20 years in…

Possible shooting suspect escapes from CHP during SF pursuit

A possible shooting suspect escaped from police in the Outer Mission during…

Four injured in separate shootings in SF since New Year’s Eve

San Francisco has experienced four separate shootings since New Year’s Eve, police…

Doorman attacked with bottle at Mission bar

An unknown man smashed a bottle over a doorman’s face at a…

Intoxicated man attacked, stabbed in Mission alley

An intoxicated man was beaten and stabbed in a Mission district alley…

SFPD released this image of a car they believe fatally struck a pedestrian on Dec. 18. PHOTO SUBMITTED BY SFPD

SFPD searching for vehicle involved in fatal hit-and-run crash

San Francisco police are searching for a driver responsible for fatally injuring…

SFPD released this image of a car they believe fatally struck a pedestrian on Dec. 18. PHOTO SUBMITTED BY SFPD