San Francisco Police

Police stand guard outside George Washington High School in San Francisco’s Richmond District on May 20, after the school was placed on lockdown following a bomb threat. (Ekevara Kitpowson/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF police clear bomb threat that prompted high school evacuation

San Francisco police have cleared the bomb threat that prompted the evacuation…

 

Bomb squad and SFPD investigates a suspicious scene near 7th and Bryant in San Francisco, Calif. Thursday, October 20, 2016. (Dan Chambers/Special to S.F. Examiner)

UPDATE: SFPD declares area near Hall of Justice safe

UPDATE: 2:30 P.M.: The San Francisco Police Department has rendered the area…

 

Mayor Ed Lee, former SFPD Chief Greg Suhr and the federal Department of Justice's Community Oriented Policy Services head Ronald Davis announce the COPS review of the city's police Feb. 1, 2016. (S.F.Examiner/File)

SFPD chief finalists to be chosen on heels of federal review

San Francisco could have a new police chief as early as Thursday,…

 

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)

Homeless man killed by SF police in April was shot six times, had meth in his system

Luis Pat Gongora, the homeless man who was fatally shot by San…

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)
Raoul Wallenberg Traditional High School located at 40 Vega Street in San Francisco, Wednesday, May 4, 2016. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Bullying prompts social media threat of ‘massacre’ at SF school

A high-school student threatened to commit a ‘massacre’ at a public school…

Raoul Wallenberg Traditional High School located at 40 Vega Street in San Francisco, Wednesday, May 4, 2016. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)
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Violent holiday weekend in SF leaves four men injured

Three shootings and a stabbing in the Mission, Bayview Hunters Point and…

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Celeste Guap

New allegations surface against SFPD officer investigated for link to sex worker

A San Francisco police officer under investigation for his possible connection to…

Celeste Guap
A body is seen between two cars after fatal shooting occurred near Dakota and 23rd streets in San Francisco's Potrero Hill neighborhood Wednesday, July 20, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Potrero Hill homicide victim ID’d

The victim of a midday Potrero Hill killing has been identified by…

A body is seen between two cars after fatal shooting occurred near Dakota and 23rd streets in San Francisco's Potrero Hill neighborhood Wednesday, July 20, 2016. (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)

SF officer involved in recent shooting reassigned to bureau handling reforms

A San Francisco police officer involved in one of the latest fatal…

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)
(Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

SFPD officers mistake nearby gunfire for attack on police

A group of San Francisco police officers believed they were targeted by…

(Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
SFPD Interim Police Chief Toney Chaplin, who will be speaking at the symposium. (Photo by Joel Angel Juárez/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF feels impact of Dallas police deaths

Interim Chief Toney Chaplin stood at podium inside the Scottish Rite Masonic…

SFPD Interim Police Chief Toney Chaplin, who will be speaking at the symposium. (Photo by Joel Angel Juárez/Special to S.F. Examiner)
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.

SFPD sergeant facing discipline for alleged racial comment retires

A San Francisco police sergeant who faced disciplinary charges for allegedly making…

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.
The Blue Ribbon Panel on Transparency, Accountability, and Fairness in Law Enforcement was released Monday. The report aimed to investigate bias in the SFPD in part after officers were caught sending racist text messages.  (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

SFPD allowed statute of limitations to lapse on more disciplinary cases

In March of last year, former police Chief Greg Suhr moved to…

The Blue Ribbon Panel on Transparency, Accountability, and Fairness in Law Enforcement was released Monday. The report aimed to investigate bias in the SFPD in part after officers were caught sending racist text messages.  (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
The Endup nightclub seen at Harrison and Sixth streets in San Francisco, Calif. Friday, June 17, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Two men charged in killing of teenager inside SF nightclub

Two men who face murder charges in relation to the killing earlier…

The Endup nightclub seen at Harrison and Sixth streets in San Francisco, Calif. Friday, June 17, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Activist hold their own meeting at City College Wednesday after their interruptions caused the police commission to cancel hearing on use of force reforms. (S.F. Examiner/Jonah Lamb)

Protesters force Police Commission to cancel hearing on use of force reforms

The first of two public meetings held by the San Francisco Police…

Activist hold their own meeting at City College Wednesday after their interruptions caused the police commission to cancel hearing on use of force reforms. (S.F. Examiner/Jonah Lamb)
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SFPD officer charged with overtime fraud, booked into County Jail

A San Francisco police officer was booked into County Jail on Monday…

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Last week’s Visitacion Valley homicide victim identified

The man shot in Visitacion Valley early April 1 — near the…

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)
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Suspected shooter in Saturday morning homicide arrested

The alleged shooter in a Saturday morning Visitacion Valley homicide was arrested…

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SF police union claims Gascon made disparaging remarks

San Francisco police union members claimed in sworn declarations Tuesday that District…