Racist texts

Former San Francisco police Lt. Curtis Liu, left, walks out of court with lawyer Anthony J. Brass at the San Francisco Hall of Justice Tuesday, May 3 2016. Liu was charged with obstructing an investigation into another former officer. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Former SFPD lieutenant denies sending racist texts, pleads not guilty to criminal charges

An attorney for a former San Francisco police lieutenant recently named in…

 

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 to receive harassment training in wake of racist text messages

All members of the San Francisco Police Department will participate in training…

 

Day five of a hunger strike in front of Mission Police Station in San Francisco, Calif. Monday, April 25, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Mayor Lee addresses ongoing hunger strike

Six days into a hunger strike calling for Mayor Ed Lee to…

 

San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi presents pages of racist texts reportedly sent by SFPD Officer Jason Lai during a news conference at the Public Defender's Office in San Francisco, Calif. Tuesday, April 26, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Racist texts allegedly sent by SF officers released

The text messages compared blacks to animals and made light of shootings.…

San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi presents pages of racist texts reportedly sent by SFPD Officer Jason Lai during a news conference at the Public Defender's Office in San Francisco, Calif. Tuesday, April 26, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
An SFPD car sits on the corner of Golden Gate Avenue and Larkin Street in San Francisco, Calif. Friday, April 1, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Recent racism allegations renew calls for federal, state investigations into SFPD

Police critics are once again calling for an investigation into racism and…

An SFPD car sits on the corner of Golden Gate Avenue and Larkin Street in San Francisco, Calif. Friday, April 1, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Police Officer Jason Lai (Courtesy SFPD)

SFPD identifies officers caught up in new racist text scandal

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

San Francisco Police Officer Jason Lai (Courtesy SFPD)
S.F. Examiner file photo

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

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

S.F. Examiner file photo

SF may have to pay legal fees of cops who sent racist text messages

Taxpayers may be on the hook for the legal fees of 10…

SF judge resigns soon after ruling SFPD can’t fire cops who sent racist texts

If you’ve ever thought elections don’t matter, take this story as a…

SF police union calls on officers to support cops who killed Mario Woods

San Francisco’s police union has called on its members to show up…

Judge tentatively rules in favor of SF officers who sent racist text messages

Judge tentatively rules in favor of SF officers who sent racist text messages

A handful of San Francisco police officers caught sending racist and homophobic…

Judge tentatively rules in favor of SF officers who sent racist text messages
(Mike Koozmin/2014 S.F. Examiner)

District Attorney-launched investigation into racial bias in law enforcement questioned by police and officer union

The San Francisco Police Department and its officer union are again questioning the…

(Mike Koozmin/2014 S.F. Examiner)