Police Corruption

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DA: Criminal case reveals new racist texts sent by more SFPD officers

New allegations of racism among officers in the San Francisco Police Department…

 

Officers facing discipline in SF racists text scandal to have day in court

A group of San Francisco police officers facing discipline over a series…

 

The SFPD officers's wearing of body cameras would mean that "private person" would not have the expecation of privacy, when encountering law enforcement. MIKE KOOZMIN/S.F. EXAMINER

Police body cameras may be an eye on cops, but public could lose privacy

The body cameras for San Francisco’s police officers may be on the…

 

Video released in court case of SF jail's "most violent" inmate

Video released in court case of SF jail’s “most violent” inmate

The inmate had been ranting. He was in his cell hollering at…

Video released in court case of SF jail's "most violent" inmate

Police: robberies and car break ins on the rise city wide

Crime in San Francisco — especially robberies and car break-ins — rose…

MIke Koozmin/S.F. ExaminerSheriff Mirkarimi is shown here with an example of a body camera.

SF mayor won’t fund body cameras in scandal-ridden county jail

Less than four months after an investigation revealed jail guards allegedly pitted…

MIke Koozmin/S.F. ExaminerSheriff Mirkarimi is shown here with an example of a body camera.
Sheriff Mirkarimi is shown here with an example of a body camera. Mike Koozmin/The S.F. Examiner

SF mayor won’t fund body cameras in scandal-ridden county jail

Less than four months after an investigation revealed jail guards allegedly pitted…

Sheriff Mirkarimi is shown here with an example of a body camera. Mike Koozmin/The S.F. Examiner
Mike Koozmin/The SF ExaminerSF District Attorney George Gascon

SF mayor refuses to fund DA’s police misconduct task force

Mayor Ed Lee’s refusal to help fund a task force formed by…

Mike Koozmin/The SF ExaminerSF District Attorney George Gascon
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerFormer SFPD Officer Reynaldo Vargas

Officer who testified against former partners in corruption trial gets lenient sentence of 12 months

A former San Francisco police officer who was a key witness in…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerFormer SFPD Officer Reynaldo Vargas
A San Francisco County sheriff's deputy stands outside the Felony Wing at San Francisco County Jail adjacent to the Hall of Justice. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)

SF Sheriff's Department more diverse than SFPD

The City’s second largest law enforcement agency, the Sheriff’s Department, is far…

A San Francisco County sheriff's deputy stands outside the Felony Wing at San Francisco County Jail adjacent to the Hall of Justice. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)
File photoSFPD Chief Greg Suhr has been given three months to come up with a draft policy for police body cameras.

Body cams for SF cops, stalled for years, now given deadline

Mayor Ed Lee in April announced his plans to fund body cameras…

File photoSFPD Chief Greg Suhr has been given three months to come up with a draft policy for police body cameras.

SFPD officer in bigoted text scandal sues The City

The San Francisco Police Department failed to file disciplinary charges against a…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerSgt. Yulanda Williams is president of Officers for Justice

Four-decade-old Officers for Justice still pushing for diversity in SFPD

Yulanda Williams’ straight, black hair fell over her shoulders and draped a…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerSgt. Yulanda Williams is president of Officers for Justice
File photoReynoso

Judges leading DA’s text investigation are heavyweights

The trio of judges taking control of the investigation into the Police…

File photoReynoso
AP file photoDistrict Attorney George Gascon has named three judges from outside San Francisco to investigate possible bias in the Police Department that might have tainted prosecutions.

SF district attorney taps 3 judges from outside city to head probe into police bias

Three judges from outside San Francisco have been tasked with heading the…

AP file photoDistrict Attorney George Gascon has named three judges from outside San Francisco to investigate possible bias in the Police Department that might have tainted prosecutions.
Examiner file photoChief Greg Suhr

Confidence in SF police chief remains high in face of whistleblower allegations

Police Chief Greg Suhr remains in the good graces of City Hall…

Examiner file photoChief Greg Suhr
Mike Koozmin/SF ExaminerAn example of one of the body cameras which may soon be used by SFPD is shown here.

Public-safety reform package includes body cams for SF cops, but no date announced

City leaders announced Thursday a package of law enforcement reforms — including…

Mike Koozmin/SF ExaminerAn example of one of the body cameras which may soon be used by SFPD is shown here.
Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photoSan Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr

SF Police Chief Suhr accused in lawsuit of 'pattern of skirting' the law

Police Chief Greg Suhr fired a police lawyer because she investigated alleged…

Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photoSan Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerAll of San Francisco's police officers could soon be wearing cameras like this

SF sheriff plans to equip deputies at County Jail with body cameras

Sheriff’s deputies working in one of the County Jail facilities will be…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerAll of San Francisco's police officers could soon be wearing cameras like this
Examiner file photoPolice detain a person in the parking lot of the San Francisco General Hospital shortly after a bullet-ridden gold Monte Carlo parked at San Francisco General Hospital became a crime scene Tuesday morning after an apparent shooting victim showed up in the car seeking treatment.

Questions about racial disparities surround SFPD arrests report

Black people make up almost half of all those arrested in San…

Examiner file photoPolice detain a person in the parking lot of the San Francisco General Hospital shortly after a bullet-ridden gold Monte Carlo parked at San Francisco General Hospital became a crime scene Tuesday morning after an apparent shooting victim showed up in the car seeking treatment.