San Francisco Sheriff

Vicki Hennessy looks at election results on her phone with long-time supporter Sunny Schwartz. (Kevin Kelleher/Special to S.F .Examiner)

Hennessy unseats Mirkarimi, returns as sheriff

There is a new sheriff in town. Vicki Hennessy won 61 percent…

 

Sheriff's deputies in San Francisco could begin patrolling city streets alongside police officers now that the Sheriff's Department has received new certification status. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Sheriff’s deputies could patrol streets

San Francisco sheriff’s deputies could soon be able to patrol the streets…

 

SF Juvenile Justice Center, Monday July 20, 2015. (Michael Ares/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

SF Juvenile Probation Department communicates with feds on immigration

San Francisco’s Juvenile Probation Department booked 21 undocumented immigrants into juvenile hall…

 

San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi speaks at a press conference about the circumstances that led up to the April 15, 2015 release of Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez, the man in custody for the shooting death of a woman on San Francisco's pier 14 on July 1, 2015. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Due Process for All Ordinance revisited in wake of Steinle homicide

After weeks of political mud slinging over who’s at fault for the…

San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi speaks at a press conference about the circumstances that led up to the April 15, 2015 release of Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez, the man in custody for the shooting death of a woman on San Francisco's pier 14 on July 1, 2015. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
The Controller’s survey noted The City’s population increased by 12 percent from 2004 to 2014, the police staffing declined by 3 percent. Over that period, the rate of sworn officers per 100,000 residents declined 13 percent, making San Francisco’s staffing levels lower than the other cities. MIKE KOOZMIN/S.F. EXAMINER

SF police staffing up for discussion

The call by officials in City Hall to permanently increase the number…

The Controller’s survey noted The City’s population increased by 12 percent from 2004 to 2014, the police staffing declined by 3 percent. Over that period, the rate of sworn officers per 100,000 residents declined 13 percent, making San Francisco’s staffing levels lower than the other cities. MIKE KOOZMIN/S.F. EXAMINER
Mike Koozmin/S.F. ExaminerThe Controller’s survey noted The City’s population increased by 12 percent from 2004 to 2014

SF police staffing up for discussion

The call by officials in City Hall to permanently increase the number…

Mike Koozmin/S.F. ExaminerThe Controller’s survey noted The City’s population increased by 12 percent from 2004 to 2014

SF sheriff candidates seek to showcase differences in Mission forum

A progressive reformer with a scandal dogging his past or a cautious…

Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photoTwo men have died this year while in the custody of the Sheriff’s Department. The mother of one of the men is scheduled to meet with Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi.

More details of three police and sheriff in-custody deaths in recent months

The mother of a man who died in County Jail this month…

Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photoTwo men have died this year while in the custody of the Sheriff’s Department. The mother of one of the men is scheduled to meet with Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi.
nathaniel y. downes/Special to the s.f. examinerThe Sheriff's Department is taking over the responsibility of transporting prisoners from SFPD.

Sheriff Deputies to once again transport prisoners from stations

When one of the officers at the Tenderloin Police Station makes an…

nathaniel y. downes/Special to the s.f. examinerThe Sheriff's Department is taking over the responsibility of transporting prisoners from SFPD.
Mike Koozmin/the S.F. ExaminerSheriff Ross Mirkarimi speaks with an inmate at the San Francisco County Jail.

Projections of new county jail population raises hackles of activists who want no jail

The gray monolithic block building of the Hall of Justice at 850…

Mike Koozmin/the S.F. ExaminerSheriff Ross Mirkarimi speaks with an inmate at the San Francisco County Jail.
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerSheriff Ross Mirkarimi

S.F. Sheriff's Department reassigns hospital security staff

Three San Francisco sheriff's deputies and a dispatcher who all worked at…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerSheriff Ross Mirkarimi