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The number of homeless encampments cropping up across The City has spurred a ballot measure enabling police to remove them. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco voters may ban homeless encampments

San Francisco voters will decide in November whether to ban homeless encampments…

The number of homeless encampments cropping up across The City has spurred a ballot measure enabling police to remove them. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Members of the community hold signs in protest during a Town Hall meeting in response to the April 7 police shooting death of Luis Gongora held at the Laborers International Union building in San Francisco's Mission District Wednesday, April 13, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Family of man killed by police in April filing claim against SF

The family of a man who was shot and killed by police…

Members of the community hold signs in protest during a Town Hall meeting in response to the April 7 police shooting death of Luis Gongora held at the Laborers International Union building in San Francisco's Mission District Wednesday, April 13, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Police investigate the scene of a shooting at 16th and Mission streets on Thursday, June 16, 2016. (Jonah Owen Lamb/S.F. Examiner)

UPDATE: Three injured in separate Mission District shootings Thursday morning

Three men were injured in separate shootings in the Mission District on…

Police investigate the scene of a shooting at 16th and Mission streets on Thursday, June 16, 2016. (Jonah Owen Lamb/S.F. Examiner)

SFPD watchdog agency required to investigate all police shootings under Prop. D

San Francisco’s police oversight body will investigate all police shootings under a…

Officers move in on a suspect barricaded inside a building on Pacific Avenue between Mason and Powell streets in San Francisco's Chinatown District Friday, June 3, 2016. (Joel Angel Juarez/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Suspect in Chinatown standoff to appear in court Tuesday

The man who held off police for hours Friday in Chinatown before…

Officers move in on a suspect barricaded inside a building on Pacific Avenue between Mason and Powell streets in San Francisco's Chinatown District Friday, June 3, 2016. (Joel Angel Juarez/Special to S.F. Examiner)
The Police Officers Association and The City are expected to finalize an agreement that would allow police officers to review body camera footage after providing an initial statement. (Mike Koozmin/2015 S.F. Examiner)

Officers can review body camera footage after initial statements, under proposed policy

San Francisco police officers will only be allowed to review body camera…

The Police Officers Association and The City are expected to finalize an agreement that would allow police officers to review body camera footage after providing an initial statement. (Mike Koozmin/2015 S.F. Examiner)

Suspect stabs man with machete in Oceanview

A 22-year-old man was stabbed by another man with a machete in…

Woman shot to death in Mission District

A 27-year-old Richmond woman was shot to death in San Francisco's Mission…

Mayor Ed Lee. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Police union slams mayor for remarks against officer in Bayview shooting

The often bellicose San Francisco police union has now aimed its rhetorical…

Mayor Ed Lee. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Men injured in separate stabbings involving steak knife, other weapons

A steak knife, a carver and a blade were used in three…

Toney Chaplin is acting chief of police in San Francisco.(Connor Hunt/ Special to SF Examiner)

SF residents, leaders welcome ideas of interim police chief

About 100 people from the NAACP and Brothers Against Guns, a San…

Toney Chaplin is acting chief of police in San Francisco.(Connor Hunt/ Special to SF Examiner)
Officers work a crime scene in the Bayview on May 19 where Jessica Williams, 29, was shot and killed by police. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Woman killed in Bayview police shooting ID’d as SF resident

The 29-year-old woman who was killed Thursday by police in the Bayview…

Officers work a crime scene in the Bayview on May 19 where Jessica Williams, 29, was shot and killed by police. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Police rescue dog left in hot car near Golden Gate Park

A black Labrador named Thor was rescued from a hot car Sunday…

City departments exceed overtime budgets

San Francisco has incurred nearly $25 million more in overtime costs than…

City officials must know that the criminal justice system is no substitute for improved services for the unhoused. (Mike Koozmin/2013 S.F. Examiner)

Public health must recognize responsibility

Though it is always scary when a friend is ill or injured,…

City officials must know that the criminal justice system is no substitute for improved services for the unhoused. (Mike Koozmin/2013 S.F. Examiner)
Stow Lake. (S.F. Examiner file photo)

Elderly man robbed of camera while taking pictures at Stow Lake

An elderly man was robbed of his camera while snapping photos at…

Stow Lake. (S.F. Examiner file photo)
SFPD Sgt. Lawrence Kempinski, a 17-year veteran who most recently worked in the Bayview Station, is accused of making remarks in front of other officers.

Former police union head plays down latest racist allegations in SFPD

The police union’s former head is downplaying the severity of allegations that…

SFPD Sgt. Lawrence Kempinski, a 17-year veteran who most recently worked in the Bayview Station, is accused of making remarks in front of other officers.
(S.F. Examiner file photo)

Two people shot, injured over the weekend

San Francisco police responded to two shootings this weekend, one of which…

(S.F. Examiner file photo)
Police Chief Greg Suhr addresses reporters during a news conference at the SFPD Headquarters Building in San Francisco on Friday, April 29, 2016. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SFPD officer faces termination for ‘inappropriate’ language

The San Francisco Police Department has another incident of alleged racism on…

Police Chief Greg Suhr addresses reporters during a news conference at the SFPD Headquarters Building in San Francisco on Friday, April 29, 2016. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Protesters line the San Francisco Board of Supervisors chambers on Tuesday in support of the “Frisco 5,” a group of hunger strikers who refuse to eat until Police Chief Greg Suhr is fired or resigns. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner

Hunger strikers say Board of Supervisors is failing on police reform

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee may have hid from hunger strikers at…

Protesters line the San Francisco Board of Supervisors chambers on Tuesday in support of the “Frisco 5,” a group of hunger strikers who refuse to eat until Police Chief Greg Suhr is fired or resigns. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner