sheriff's department

Deputies implicated in jail fights released from custody

Two current sheriff’s deputies and one former deputy who allegedly staged inmate…

 

Sheriff’s deputy sentenced to probation for SFGH patient beating

The San Francisco sheriff’s deputy who assaulted a homeless man while on…

 

Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photoWhen a prisoner dies in custody

Three in-custody death cases this year in SF remain in the dark

Three people have died this year while in police or sheriff's custody…

 

Hall of Justice in San Francisco. (Cindy Chew/2010 S.F. Examiner file photo)

Reentry facility seeks to reduce inmate recidivism

The Sheriff’s Department is launching a three-year pilot program to house up…

Hall of Justice in San Francisco. (Cindy Chew/2010 S.F. Examiner file photo)
Getty Images file photo | Clip artA man was arrested for using a Department of Corrections badge to ride Muni for free.

Man arrested for impersonating officer to ride Muni for free

A man was arrested Tuesday for impersonating an officer so he could…

Getty Images file photo | Clip artA man was arrested for using a Department of Corrections badge to ride Muni for free.
mike koozmin/the s.f. examinerState prisons chief Jeffrey A. Beard

Some SF supervisors push for inmate phone call rates to change

San Francisco inmates face costly phone calls from behind bars that also…

mike koozmin/the s.f. examinerState prisons chief Jeffrey A. Beard
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Nudists protest nude ban by getting naked at City Hall

Angry, unclothed activists reveled Tuesday in what might be their last opportunity…

(S.F. Examiner File Photo)
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. Examiner“Scott Wiener was standing at the urinal and just started to tinkle as I entered and the camera took 4-6 seconds to focus

Nude ban sparks charges over restroom photo of Supervisor Scott Wiener, more drama

As an upstart blogger faces a criminal charge for an attempted gotcha…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. Examiner“Scott Wiener was standing at the urinal and just started to tinkle as I entered and the camera took 4-6 seconds to focus
S.F. Examiner File PhotoMirkarimi's three guns finally ended up being booked at the SFPD Property Control Section.

SFPD details Mirkarimi gun search

When suspended Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi first came under investigation for domestic violence…

S.F. Examiner File PhotoMirkarimi's three guns finally ended up being booked at the SFPD Property Control Section.
Court records show Mirkarimi surrendered three handguns: A Sig Sauer P229

Charges force Mirkarimi to turn over firearms

Even though he’s now sheriff, it may surprise some that Ross Mirkarimi…

Court records show Mirkarimi surrendered three handguns: A Sig Sauer P229

Sheriff’s Department looking to save money on inmate meals

Perhaps there is a silver lining that’s in the recent crime lab…