Vicki Hennessy

Sheriff Vicki Hennessy  (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

State Attorney General declines to intervene in bail lawsuit against sheriff

California Attorney General Kamala Harris today said in a court filing that…

 

San Francisco City Hall. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

SF sheriff’s discipline cases apparently not lost after all

A trio of allegedly misplaced San Francisco Sheriff’s Department disciplinary cases found…

 

Athena Cadence is on a hunger strike against County Jail’s policy on housing transgender inmates. (Photo courtesy Facebook)

Transgender County Jail inmate on hunger strike protesting housing rules

A transgender woman inmate in San Francisco County Jail has reportedly not…

 

A Sanctuary City supporter sits inside a San Francisco Board of Supervisors meeting at City Hall on Tuesday. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Supervisors, sheriff reach agreement over sanctuary city law

After months of heated politics over immigration policies, San Francisco reached an…

A Sanctuary City supporter sits inside a San Francisco Board of Supervisors meeting at City Hall on Tuesday. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Sheriff Vicki Hennessy, left, and Supervisor John Avalos find themselves on opposing sides of the ongoing debate about San Francisco’s status as a sanctuary city. (All: Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Sanctuary City: Welcome victims of crime

On KQED’s “Forum” program on May 9, hosted by Michael Krasny, San…

Sheriff Vicki Hennessy, left, and Supervisor John Avalos find themselves on opposing sides of the ongoing debate about San Francisco’s status as a sanctuary city. (All: Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
Father Cameron Faller of Restorative Justice Ministry drops holy water during a vigil for Kathryn Steinle on July 6, 2015, at Pier 14 in San Francisco. Steinle was fatally shot while she was at the pier with her father and a family friend on July 1, 2015. (Beck Diefenbach/AP)

Reframing negative immigrant narratives

It’s no secret that Donald Trump and other extremists are fanning the…

Father Cameron Faller of Restorative Justice Ministry drops holy water during a vigil for Kathryn Steinle on July 6, 2015, at Pier 14 in San Francisco. Steinle was fatally shot while she was at the pier with her father and a family friend on July 1, 2015. (Beck Diefenbach/AP)
Sheriff Vicki Hennessy  (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF’s new sheriff at odds with supervisors over immigration policy

San Francisco’s newly elected Sheriff Vicki Hennessy doubled down Thursday on her…

Sheriff Vicki Hennessy  (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo

SF sheriff deputy’s pistol, police officer’s star stolen from home

A San Francisco sheriff deputy's gun and a police officer's star were…

Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo

SF jail accountability remains in question after ‘gladiator’ fights charges announced

Few concrete plans by San Francisco Sheriff Vicki Hennessy emerged Tuesday in…

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…

Vicki Hennessy looks at election results on her phone with long-time supporter Sunny Schwartz. (Kevin Kelleher/Special to S.F .Examiner)
The Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club is split over whether to endorse Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi in his reelection bid for sheriff in November. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Mirkarimi endorsement splits political Harvey Milk Club

In San Francisco’s upcoming November election, every vote is a vote for…

The Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club is split over whether to endorse Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi in his reelection bid for sheriff in November. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

SF sheriff’s union endorses Mirkarimi's opponent for sheriff

The San Francisco Deputy Sheriff’s Association has “overwhelmingly” decided to endorse Sheriff…

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 PhotoSheriff Ross Mirkarimi will not have the support of some members of his department in his bid for re-election in November.

SF Sheriff’s Department ranking members endorse Mirkarimi’s opponent

Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi will not have the support of some 100 ranking…

Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner File PhotoSheriff Ross Mirkarimi will not have the support of some members of his department in his bid for re-election in November.