officer-involved shooting

Alejandro Nieto, who was killed by SFPD at Bernal Heights Park on March 21, 2014. Mike Koozmin/SF Examiner

Case closed: Trail of mental instability, new details emerge in Nieto investigation

Since Alejandro Nieto was killed by police in a barrage of gunfire…

Alejandro Nieto, who was killed by SFPD at Bernal Heights Park on March 21, 2014. Mike Koozmin/SF Examiner
People hold signs during a vigil for Christian Taylor on Monday. (G.J. McCarthy/The Dallas Morning News via AP)

Chief fires Texas officer who killed unarmed 19-year-old

ARLINGTON, Texas — A police officer who killed an unarmed college football…

People hold signs during a vigil for Christian Taylor on Monday. (G.J. McCarthy/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
Photo of Alex Nieto, killed by SFPD on March 21, 2014, hangs on a wooden cross in Bernal Hills Park following the death of Nieto.

Police: Officers who shot Alejandro Nieto, others acted within department policy

The police department has closed its investigation into the fatal shooting of…

Photo of Alex Nieto, killed by SFPD on March 21, 2014, hangs on a wooden cross in Bernal Hills Park following the death of Nieto.

Police shoot at car dragging an officer in Daly City

A law enforcement officer opened fire on a car during a traffic…

Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photoFrank Lara of the ANSWER Coalition spoke to those gathered outside a town hall meeting on March 3 over the death of Amilcar Perez-Lopez

Family of Guatamalan man shot and killed by SFPD plans to sue The City

The family of a Guatemalan immigrant shot and killed by police early…

Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photoFrank Lara of the ANSWER Coalition spoke to those gathered outside a town hall meeting on March 3 over the death of Amilcar Perez-Lopez

SF woman killed in officer-involved shooting identified

A woman who was shot and killed by police Tuesday night after…

Gabrielle Lurie/Special to The S.F. ExaminerPolice investigate the scene of an officer-involved shooting that killed a female auto theft suspect at Pine Street and Van Ness Avenue in San Francisco on Tuesday night.

Woman killed by SF police ID'd

A woman who was shot and killed by police Tuesday night after…

Gabrielle Lurie/Special to The S.F. ExaminerPolice investigate the scene of an officer-involved shooting that killed a female auto theft suspect at Pine Street and Van Ness Avenue in San Francisco on Tuesday night.
Gabrielle Lurie/Special to The S.F. ExaminerPolice investigate the vehicle a woman was shot and killed in during an officer-involved shooting.

Woman shot, killed by SF police officers

A woman was fatally shot by San Francisco police Tuesday after she…

Gabrielle Lurie/Special to The S.F. ExaminerPolice investigate the vehicle a woman was shot and killed in during an officer-involved shooting.

Community members demand justice for man fatally shot by police

Leaders of San Francisco's faith-based communities gathered outside City Hall Wednesday to…

AP Photo/Wisconsin Department of CorrectionsThis undated photo provided by the Wisconsin Department of Corrections shows Tony Robinson. Robinson

Documents: Wisconsin shooting victim suffered from anxiety

The unarmed black man who died at the hands of a white…

AP Photo/Wisconsin Department of CorrectionsThis undated photo provided by the Wisconsin Department of Corrections shows Tony Robinson. Robinson
Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photoFrank Lara of the ANSWER Coalition spoke to those gathered outside a town hall meeting on March 3 over the death of Amilcar Perez-Lopez

Facts remain fuzzy in fatal police shooting of immigrant in Mission

Neighbors and colleagues said the man shot and killed by police in…

Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photoFrank Lara of the ANSWER Coalition spoke to those gathered outside a town hall meeting on March 3 over the death of Amilcar Perez-Lopez
Laura Dudnick/S.F. Examiner file photoThe scene at Mission Police Station after an officer-involved shooting on Sunday.

Man fatally shot by police outside Mission station left suicide notes

A note found by police appears to indicate that a 32-year-old man…

Laura Dudnick/S.F. Examiner file photoThe scene at Mission Police Station after an officer-involved shooting on Sunday.
SF Examiner file photoPolice Chief Greg Suhr was accused in a lawsuit of firing a department attorney in retaliation for her investing his history of misconduct with the force.

SF police fatally shoot suspect who confronted officers at station

San Francisco police shot and fatally wounded a suspect who had entered…

SF Examiner file photoPolice Chief Greg Suhr was accused in a lawsuit of firing a department attorney in retaliation for her investing his history of misconduct with the force.
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Man arrested after allegedly exchanging gunfire with South City police

A 23-year-old man was arrested after allegedly exchanging gunfire with two police…

Bay City NewsIvan DeJesus Gomez
MIKE KOOZMIN/S.F. EXAMINER FILE PHOTOAlejandro Nieto was killed by police March 21 in Bernal Heights Park.

Nieto family awaits release of SF officers' names for lawsuit in shooting case

The family of Alejandro Nieto, a 28-year-old man shot to death by…

MIKE KOOZMIN/S.F. EXAMINER FILE PHOTOAlejandro Nieto was killed by police March 21 in Bernal Heights Park.

Suspect recovering after being shot by off-duty officer in Lower Nob Hill

An attempted robbery suspect is recovering today after an off-duty San Francisco…

HANNAH ALBARAZI/Bay City NewsPolice cordon off an area near an officer-involved shooting on Wednesday.

Off-duty SF police officer shoots robbery suspect, police say

An attempted-robbery suspect was shot by an off-duty San Francisco police officer…

HANNAH ALBARAZI/Bay City NewsPolice cordon off an area near an officer-involved shooting on Wednesday.
SFPD officers are shown investigating an officer-involved shooting on St. Patrick's Day 2015.

Family: Police didn’t make contact after fatal shooting

The 26-year-old Oakland man who was fatally shot by San Francisco police…

SFPD officers are shown investigating an officer-involved shooting on St. Patrick's Day 2015.
Mike Koozmin/S.F. ExaminerPolice investigate this morning fatal shooting of a carjacking suspect in the Financial District.

Car chase ends with fatal police shooting in SF

A high-speed car chase ended with a crash and the fatal shooting…

Mike Koozmin/S.F. ExaminerPolice investigate this morning fatal shooting of a carjacking suspect in the Financial District.
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. Examiner File PhotoThe fatal officer-involved shooting of Alejandro Nieto in March is one of the recent incidents the public has rallied against.

Police officers almost as likely to shoot at moving cars as suspects with guns

In June 2011, the FBI called San Francisco police and told them…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. Examiner File PhotoThe fatal officer-involved shooting of Alejandro Nieto in March is one of the recent incidents the public has rallied against.