officer-involved shooting

All eastbound lanes of the Bay Bridge were shut down early Sunday morning after a California Highway Patrol Officer fired several rounds at a driver who was reportedly driving toward officers. (Courtesy Bryan Carmody)

Bay Bridge suspect shot by police in stable condition at Oakland hospital

A man shot by police while allegedly driving toward officers on the…

 

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SFPD to hold town hall on Friday’s police shooting

The San Francisco Police Department will hold a town hall meeting Thursday…

 

Protesters gather outside the governor's residence Thursday, July 7, 2016, in St. Paul, Minn. A police officer fatally shot Philando Castile as a woman in the vehicle apparently livestreamed the aftermath in a widely shared Facebook video. The shooting happened late Wednesday during a traffic stop in the St. Paul suburb of Falcon Heights. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Video shows gruesome aftermath of Minnesota police shooting

FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. — A woman who watched as a police officer…

 

Police: Santa Rosa officer wounds teen pointing replica gun

SANTA ROSA — A Santa Rosa police officer shot and injured a…

Former police officer Peter Liang sits in court for sentencing in New York on Tuesday. (Jesse Ward/The Daily News via AP, Pool)

No prison time for NYPD officer in stairwell shooting case

NEW YORK — A former police officer who shot an unarmed man…

Former police officer Peter Liang sits in court for sentencing in New York on Tuesday. (Jesse Ward/The Daily News via AP, Pool)
This Feb. 9, 2014, image made from a dashcam video provided by North Augusta Police shows South Carolina police officer Justin Craven, left, after shots were fired at driver Ernest Satterwhite in Edgefield, S.C. (North Augusta Police via AP)

Prosecutor: Despite video, officer’s shooting was tough case

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Prosecutors in the Carolinas have charged at least five…

This Feb. 9, 2014, image made from a dashcam video provided by North Augusta Police shows South Carolina police officer Justin Craven, left, after shots were fired at driver Ernest Satterwhite in Edgefield, S.C. (North Augusta Police via AP)
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)

Man allegedly threatens SFPD over officer-involved shootings

A 29-year-old man is accused of calling the San Francisco Police Department’s…

Ex-Trooper Sean Groubert, left, looks back at his wife as he is taken into custody after he pleaded guilty Monday to the charge of assault and battery of high and aggravated nature for the 2014 shooting of Levar Jones during a traffic stop.  (Tim Dominick/The State via AP)

White ex-trooper guilty in shooting of unarmed black man

COLUMBIA, S.C. — A white former state trooper was led out of…

Ex-Trooper Sean Groubert, left, looks back at his wife as he is taken into custody after he pleaded guilty Monday to the charge of assault and battery of high and aggravated nature for the 2014 shooting of Levar Jones during a traffic stop.  (Tim Dominick/The State via AP)

Officers involved in fatal shooting of Nieto testify they fired in self-defense

The family of Alex Nieto sat stoically in federal court Wednesday as…

Raleigh police officers investigate the scene of an officer-involved shooting near Bragg and East Streets in east Raleigh, N.C., on Monday. (Chris Seward/The News and Observer via AP)

Man fatally shot by North Carolina police officer

RALEIGH, N.C. — A police officer fatally shot a man whom he…

Raleigh police officers investigate the scene of an officer-involved shooting near Bragg and East Streets in east Raleigh, N.C., on Monday. (Chris Seward/The News and Observer via AP)
In this image made from security video footage provided by the Los Angeles County Sheriff, Nicholas Robertson is stretched out on the ground with a gun in his hand after he was shot by  Los Angeles deputies Saturda. (Los Angeles County Sheriff via AP)

Fatal police shooting in LA suburb was different from others

LYNWOOD — When deputies confronted a man carrying a handgun in a…

In this image made from security video footage provided by the Los Angeles County Sheriff, Nicholas Robertson is stretched out on the ground with a gun in his hand after he was shot by  Los Angeles deputies Saturda. (Los Angeles County Sheriff via AP)
San Francisco police are considering using shields to subdue knife-wielding suspects like they do in the UK, above, after the officer-involved shooting death of Mario Woods last week.  (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

Shields for SFPD are not enough, culture of killing must change

Put away your pom-poms, silence your cheers. Last week, San Francisco police…

San Francisco police are considering using shields to subdue knife-wielding suspects like they do in the UK, above, after the officer-involved shooting death of Mario Woods last week.  (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel speaks at a news conference Tuesday where he announced the firing Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy and discussed the creation of a newly created task force on police accountability. (Ashlee Rezin/Sun-Times Media via AP)

Chicago mayor fires police chief in wake of video release

CHICAGO — Rahm Emanuel sought for months to keep the public from…

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel speaks at a news conference Tuesday where he announced the firing Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy and discussed the creation of a newly created task force on police accountability. (Ashlee Rezin/Sun-Times Media via AP)
Family members and friends gather for the funeral of  six year old Jeremy Mardis on Monday.  (AP Photo/George Clark)

Lawsuits have targeted officers jailed in boy’s shooting

MARKSVILLE, La. — Two law enforcement officers facing murder charges in the…

Family members and friends gather for the funeral of  six year old Jeremy Mardis on Monday.  (AP Photo/George Clark)
SFPD Chief Greg Suhr, flanked by Police Commission President Suzy Loftus and Police Commisioner Sonya Melara, addressed the crowd at a town hall meeting, Monday October 19, 2015, going over the details of a police involved shooting where a police sergeant shot and killed a male suspect who allegedly tried to grab a gun from another officer near 8th and Market streets on Thursday, October 15, 2015. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

New details emerge in fatal Mid Market police shooting

Herbert Benitez and his mother were at San Francisco’s Main Library last…

SFPD Chief Greg Suhr, flanked by Police Commission President Suzy Loftus and Police Commisioner Sonya Melara, addressed the crowd at a town hall meeting, Monday October 19, 2015, going over the details of a police involved shooting where a police sergeant shot and killed a male suspect who allegedly tried to grab a gun from another officer near 8th and Market streets on Thursday, October 15, 2015. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
A San Francisco Medical Examiner's employee arives shortly after a San Francisco police sergeant shot and killed a male suspect who allegedly tried to grab a gun from another officer near 8th and Market streets Thursday, October 15, 2015. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Man killed in police shooting identified by Medical Examiner

The man shot and killed by San Francisco police Thursday afternoon near…

A San Francisco Medical Examiner's employee arives shortly after a San Francisco police sergeant shot and killed a male suspect who allegedly tried to grab a gun from another officer near 8th and Market streets Thursday, October 15, 2015. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
This Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, file photo, shows Cleveland police investigating a scene after an officer fired two shots, killing 12-year-old Tamir E. Rice, who police said pulled a gun from his waistband.  (Cory Schaffer/Northeast Ohio Media Group via AP)

Prosecutor, police union still at odds in boy’s death

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Cleveland police union and the local prosecutor remain…

This Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, file photo, shows Cleveland police investigating a scene after an officer fired two shots, killing 12-year-old Tamir E. Rice, who police said pulled a gun from his waistband.  (Cory Schaffer/Northeast Ohio Media Group via AP)
Bexar County Sheriff Susan Pamerleau, with Chief Deputy Manuel Longoria, speaks during a news conference at the Bexar County Sheriff's office Wednesday. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Sheriff: Texas man killed by deputies appeared to hold knife

DALLAS — A second video that captured Texas deputies fatally shooting a…

Bexar County Sheriff Susan Pamerleau, with Chief Deputy Manuel Longoria, speaks during a news conference at the Bexar County Sheriff's office Wednesday. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)