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Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerA pile of ashen belongings are piled in front of the shuttered remains of a burned out home on the 4000 block of 22nd street Tuesday

Police, fire officials investigating 4 recent arson fires

Police said Tuesday that four fires set across San Francisco from Friday…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerA pile of ashen belongings are piled in front of the shuttered remains of a burned out home on the 4000 block of 22nd street Tuesday
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
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SF Police Commission Vice President Turman is reappointed

Police Commissioner Julius Turman was unanimously reappointed by the Board of Supervisors…

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Pregnant woman robbed, teen robbed then shot with BB gun in separate incidents

A pregnant woman and a 16-year old boy were both robbed then…

Man allegedly shot at for dating attacker’s mother

The 53-year-old man who was shot at last week near the Sunnydale…

Skateboarders and street vendors brawl on the Embarcadero last week

When a street vendor at Justin Herman Plaza tried to stop a…

Tenant responds to eviction notice by setting apartment on fire

A 58-year-old man who tried to set his Excelsior apartment ablaze after…

Gabrielle Lurie/special to the SF ExaminerEnrique Pearce before his arraignment in May.

SFPD: political consultant had images of infants and children as young as 3 being sexually abused

Images of young and prepubescent children being sexually abused and raped were…

Gabrielle Lurie/special to the SF ExaminerEnrique Pearce before his arraignment in May.
Courtesy of SFPDHarris Rosenbloom was released without charges Wednesday

Great Star Theater promoter released, not charged with murder

The Chinatown theater promoter booked into County Jail this weekend in connection…

Courtesy of SFPDHarris Rosenbloom was released without charges Wednesday
Mike Koozmin/SF Examiner file photoThe high rate of black arrests in SF has raised concerns among public officials and activists.

High arrest rate of blacks in SF debated

San Francisco police arrest black people at an alarming rate despite their…

Mike Koozmin/SF Examiner file photoThe high rate of black arrests in SF has raised concerns among public officials and activists.
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
SFPDDouglas Broderick

S.F. man arrested for nephew's murder in Visitacion Valley

A 57-year-old man was arrested in the Bayview district Saturday for the…

SFPDDouglas Broderick

Body found on Nob Hill Monday morning identified

The 23-year-old woman found dead with a head injury on the steps…

Man stabbed to death in South of Market

A man was fatally stabbed Monday evening in San Francisco's South of…

SF police commissioner faces reappointment battle

The four year term of Police Commissioner Julius Turman, one of two…

SF car burglaries up 49%, auto thefts increase 18%

With violent crime on the decline in San Francisco, police have turned…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerSheriff Ross Mirkarimi

FBI to investigate allegations of deputies staging inmate fights at SF County Jail

The FBI is launching an independent investigation into allegations that San Francisco…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerSheriff Ross Mirkarimi
SFPD/YouTubeSan Francisco’s police union recently  released a short ad on television and YouTube touting the department’s diversity.

SFPD union ad's 'most diverse department' claim questioned

Last month, San Francisco’s police union released a short ad on television…

SFPD/YouTubeSan Francisco’s police union recently  released a short ad on television and YouTube touting the department’s diversity.

Park Station police captain assumes command of Bayview Station

Police Capt. Raj Vaswani on Friday became the seventh captain since 2007…

Patricia C. Sheehan/AP PhotoThe Supreme Court on March 23

Supreme Court considers impact of disability law on police

The Supreme Court on Monday seemed skeptical that the nation's disabilities law…

Patricia C. Sheehan/AP PhotoThe Supreme Court on March 23