Toney Chaplin

Police Commission President Suzy Loftus stands with Mayor Ed Lee and Acting Chief Toney Chaplin. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Mayor has yet to choose SF’s next police chief

With the long Thanksgiving weekend one day away, Mayor Ed Lee has…

 

(Courtesy photo)

SFPD to hold town hall on Friday’s police shooting

The San Francisco Police Department will hold a town hall meeting Thursday…

 

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,…

 

The San Francisco Police Headquarters and Public Safety Building campus in Mission Bay. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner 2015)

Details released of 61 candidates for SFPD chief’s job

Twenty one are from out of state. Eleven are internal candidates. Seventeen…

The San Francisco Police Headquarters and Public Safety Building campus in Mission Bay. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner 2015)
The main entrance of the San Francisco Police Officers Association office in San Francisco August 31, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Ad backing acting SFPD chief attacked as interfering with search process

A radio advertisement paid for by the San Francisco Police Officers Association…

The main entrance of the San Francisco Police Officers Association office in San Francisco August 31, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Acting police Chief Toney Chaplin listens during a ceremony commemorating the opening of the Korean War Memorial in San Francisco's Presidio Monday, August 1, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Acting SFPD chief reveals education background as 60 vie for job of top cop

Acting Chief Toney Chaplin told the San Francisco Examiner on Thursday that…

Acting police Chief Toney Chaplin listens during a ceremony commemorating the opening of the Korean War Memorial in San Francisco's Presidio Monday, August 1, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Police Commission President Suzy Loftus stands with Mayor Ed Lee and Acting Chief Toney Chaplin. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

With 34 candidates, no plans to extend Wednesday deadline in SFPD chief search

Despite rumors the search for a new San Francisco police chief is…

Police Commission President Suzy Loftus stands with Mayor Ed Lee and Acting Chief Toney Chaplin. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
An art installation by Shimon Attie, “Spiral of Gratitude,” honors fallen San Francisco police officers inside the Public Safety Building. (Gabrielle Lurie/2015 S.F. Examiner)

Chief search turns SFPD inside out

With just over a week until the Aug. 31 deadline closes for…

An art installation by Shimon Attie, “Spiral of Gratitude,” honors fallen San Francisco police officers inside the Public Safety Building. (Gabrielle Lurie/2015 S.F. Examiner)
Mayor Ed Lee, seen here at left during a news conference in June, reiterated his support for interim Police Chief Toney Chaplin, right, on Monday but also said he respects the process the Police Commission is taking to recommend possible permanent police chief candidates. (Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Mayor Lee says it’s ‘premature’ to pick new police chief

Mayor Ed Lee says he is pleased with the direction San Francisco’s…

Mayor Ed Lee, seen here at left during a news conference in June, reiterated his support for interim Police Chief Toney Chaplin, right, on Monday but also said he respects the process the Police Commission is taking to recommend possible permanent police chief candidates. (Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)
While the number of homicides in San Francisco is down, different neighborhoods see different results when it comes to solving homicides.(Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Homicides may be down in SF, but their solution rates differ depending on where they occur

The number of homicides in San Francisco has been cut in half…

While the number of homicides in San Francisco is down, different neighborhoods see different results when it comes to solving homicides.(Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
(Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SFPD chief job listing with few details taken down days after posting

An online job listing for San Francisco’s next police chief has been…

(Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Acting Chief Toney Chaplin received his bachelor's degree from Colorado State University in June. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF won’t require its next chief to have a BA

A decade of experience patrolling and investigating — and little more —…

Acting Chief Toney Chaplin received his bachelor's degree from Colorado State University in June. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Man who allegedly threatened SFPD chief on social media booked into jail

A man who allegedly posted a threat on social media against the…

Supervisor John Avalos is proposing to withhold money from the San Francisco Police Department's budget if the department does not submit quarterly reports on use-of-force and racial data. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Supervisor wants to require SFPD to report reform progress

A proposal that would hold millions of dollars of funding for the…

Supervisor John Avalos is proposing to withhold money from the San Francisco Police Department's budget if the department does not submit quarterly reports on use-of-force and racial data. (Emma Chiang/Special to 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)
Officers sit with guns drawn on top of a truck during a stand off between SFPD and an allegedly armed man near Jones and Market streets in San Francisco, Calif. Wednesday, July 6, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Interim SFPD chief credits reforms with peaceful ending to standoff

A tense, hours-long standoff between an armed suspect and San Francisco police…

Officers sit with guns drawn on top of a truck during a stand off between SFPD and an allegedly armed man near Jones and Market streets in San Francisco, Calif. Wednesday, July 6, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
The City is currently searching for a permanent replacement for Interim Police Chief Toney Chaplin. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner file photo)

Head hunting firm proposes $49K search for new SF police chief

Toney Chaplin may be the man leading the San Francisco Police Department…

The City is currently searching for a permanent replacement for Interim Police Chief Toney Chaplin. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner file photo)
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.
A San Francisco police officer walks down Market Street wearing a rainbow-colored sash while patrolling the Pride Parade. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner file photo)

Police to beef up security for SF Pride parade in wake of mass shooting

Officials plan to beef up law enforcement presence at San Francisco’s 46th…

A San Francisco police officer walks down Market Street wearing a rainbow-colored sash while patrolling the Pride Parade. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner file photo)
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)