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Man shot during attempted robbery in Bayview

A man was injured in a shooting during an attempted robbery in…

New graduates join SF police ranks

Ten new officers graduated from the Police Academy last week. The new…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerSan Francisco District Attorney announced that his office will not file charges against the four SFPD officers who shot and killed Alejandro Nieto in Bernal Heights in March 2014.

Alejandro Nieto may have discharged his stun gun before being shot as many as 14 times

A San Francisco man who was shot and killed by San Francisco…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerSan Francisco District Attorney announced that his office will not file charges against the four SFPD officers who shot and killed Alejandro Nieto in Bernal Heights in March 2014.
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. Examiner File PhotoThe fatal officer-involved shooting of Alejandro Nieto in March is one of the recent incidents the public has rallied against.

Police officers almost as likely to shoot at moving cars as suspects with guns

In June 2011, the FBI called San Francisco police and told them…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. Examiner File PhotoThe fatal officer-involved shooting of Alejandro Nieto in March is one of the recent incidents the public has rallied against.
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerTanesha Jackson weeps at her son’s funeral Tuesday morning. Jesse Edwards Jr.

Family mourns death of young man killed in Bayview violence

His young face appeared on white sweatshirts and long dresses. His name…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerTanesha Jackson weeps at her son’s funeral Tuesday morning. Jesse Edwards Jr.
jessica christian/special to the s.f. examinerInspector Frank Lee

Demoted SF police officer tries again to clear his name

Inspector Frank Lee has been a San Francisco police officer since 1987.…

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While The City as a whole has had only a 7 percent increase in burglaries over the first four months of this year

Big spike in burglaries recorded in SF’s popular northeast neighborhoods

A part of San Francisco popular with tourists and locals alike has…

While The City as a whole has had only a 7 percent increase in burglaries over the first four months of this year

Female victim stabbed near Mission BART station

A female victim was stabbed in San Francisco's Mission District Sunday morning,…

Police Chief Greg Suhr says the CompStat crime statistics system has improved in the past three years and the department continues to try to improve the system’s accuracy.

Issues persist two years after audit of SF police data collection system

How many people were robbed or assaulted in San Francisco last month?…

Police Chief Greg Suhr says the CompStat crime statistics system has improved in the past three years and the department continues to try to improve the system’s accuracy.
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerRetired Capt. Greg Corrales — who earned nicknames such as “The Archenemy of Evil” during his colorful career — concluded four decades of service in May.

Greg Corrales: Hard-charging legendary cop who saw SF transformed retires

Christmas Eve, the mid-1980s. San Francisco police respond to a report involving…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerRetired Capt. Greg Corrales — who earned nicknames such as “The Archenemy of Evil” during his colorful career — concluded four decades of service in May.
Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photoA Police Department bomb squad

SF bomb-making case: What someone can do with illegal toxins

The San Francisco man charged last week with possessing bomb-making materials and…

Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photoA Police Department bomb squad
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New order forces police to deal with kids of arrested parents differently

When Cheyenne McKenzie's father was arrested at her fifth-grade graduation, in front…

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1 killed, 2 wounded in Bayview shooting

One victim was killed and two victims were injured in a shooting…

Mike Koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoThe City’s Department of Emergency Management has issued new screening protocols for 911 dispatchers to help ensure first responders are informed of any potential Ebola symptoms.

New computer system going haywire for 911 dispatchers

Any given day, a room full of dispatchers in front of computer…

Mike Koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoThe City’s Department of Emergency Management has issued new screening protocols for 911 dispatchers to help ensure first responders are informed of any potential Ebola symptoms.
Laura Dudnick/The S.F. ExaminerSan Francisco police cordoned off the street at 43rd Avenue and Cabrillo Street early Saturday as part of the investigation into a police pursuit of armed robbery suspects that resulted in a crash in which an officer was injured.

Officer released from hospital following crash with fleeing robbery suspects

A police officer has been released from the hospital after suffering injuries…

Laura Dudnick/The S.F. ExaminerSan Francisco police cordoned off the street at 43rd Avenue and Cabrillo Street early Saturday as part of the investigation into a police pursuit of armed robbery suspects that resulted in a crash in which an officer was injured.
Juan Pardo/special to the S.F. ExaminerRevelers celebrate 4/20 at Hippie Hill in Golden Gate Park.

Revelers flood Hippie Hill for 4/20 party; several arrested on felony charges

The grass was high, the fields were ripe; it was the springtime…

Juan Pardo/special to the S.F. ExaminerRevelers celebrate 4/20 at Hippie Hill in Golden Gate Park.

Collision injuries not an inhibitor for police in enforcing traffic violations

San Francisco police say they are not holding back in enforcement of…

mike hendrickson/Special to the S.f. ExaminerBenjamin Bac Sierra

Family of man killed by SF police prepares to sue The City, claims the shooting was unjustified

The family of the man who was fatally shot by officers March…

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courtesy bustedcoverage.com via bigbodycisco on instagramPolice say an officer used a permitted hold to restrain a man at AT&T Park on Tuesday.

SF police defend use of chokehold on man during Giants game

If you attended the Giants’ home opener Tuesday, you may have witnessed…

courtesy bustedcoverage.com via bigbodycisco on instagramPolice say an officer used a permitted hold to restrain a man at AT&T Park on Tuesday.

Police seek suspect in collision that caused accidental gunfire by officer

A police officer's weapon fired when a fleeing auto thief's open car…