Chief Suhr Requested Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected Armored Military Vehicle in 2013

Chief Suhr Requested Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected Armored Military Vehicle in 2013

San Francisco police Chief Greg Suhr requested an armored tactical vehicle in June 2013 for use in San Francisco. Suhr’s request for a mine-resistant ambush…

Mayor Lee Proposes Funding SFPD Body-Mounted Cameras

Mayor Lee Proposes Funding SFPD Body-Mounted Cameras

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee today proposed equipping police officers with body-mounted cameras, among other public safety reforms including the hiring of 250 new police…

SFPD Chief Suhr Moves to Fire Seven Officers Who Engaged in Homophobic, Racist Text Messages

SFPD Chief Suhr Moves to Fire Seven Officers Who Engaged in Homophobic, Racist Text Messages

San Francisco police Chief Greg Suhr said today that following an internal investigation he is recommending that seven of 14 police officers who were discovered…

SFPD Chief Anticipates Terminations Following Investigation into Officers’ Biased Text Messages

SFPD Chief Anticipates Terminations Following Investigation into Officers’ Biased Text Messages

San Francisco police Chief Greg Suhr said today that he anticipates an internal investigation into police officers who allegedly exchanged offensive text messages expressing racist…

Judge Allows Trial on Former SFPD Lawyer’s Claim She Was Unfairly Fired for Misconduct Motion Against Suhr

Judge Allows Trial on Former SFPD Lawyer’s Claim She Was Unfairly Fired for Misconduct Motion Against Suhr

A former San Francisco Police Department attorney won the right today to a trial on her claim that she was wrongfully fired in 2011 in…

SFPD Chief Defends Officer Who Used Baton, Pepper Spray Against Homeless Man

San Francisco police Chief Greg Suhr said today that a police officer who struck a homeless man with his baton and then administered pepper spray…

Deputy Public Defender Arrested Last Week Says Police Chief Apologized

Deputy Public Defender Arrested Last Week Says Police Chief Apologized

A San Francisco Public Defender’s Office attorney who was arrested in the city’s Hall of Justice last week while trying to advise a client said…

SFPD Chief Holds Town Hall Meeting to Discuss Officer-Involved Shooting

SFPD Chief Holds Town Hall Meeting to Discuss Officer-Involved Shooting

San Francisco police Chief Greg Suhr will host a town hall meeting on Monday evening to discuss the events that led up to police shooting…

SFPD Chief Says “Jerks” Caused World Series Riots

SFPD Chief Says “Jerks” Caused World Series Riots

Fans poured into the streets of San Francisco following the Giants’ win against the Kansas City Royals in the final game of the World Series…

War On Fun: SFPD Chief Says That Nudity’s “Not Okay” At Bay To Breakers This Year

War On Fun: SFPD Chief Says That Nudity’s “Not Okay” At Bay To Breakers This Year

Safety will be the focus of this year’s Bay to Breakers race, according to city leaders who spoke about preparations for Sunday’s race from the…

SFPD Chief Suhr Passes Out Wristbands To Kids In Effort To Improve Pedestrian Safety

SFPD Chief Suhr Passes Out Wristbands To Kids In Effort To Improve Pedestrian Safety

San Francisco police Chief Greg Suhr handed out bright yellow wristbands to middle school students this morning to encourage safe walking habits. About 50 sixth-graders…

Mayor Announces SF Will Spend $17 Million On Pedestrian Safety Projects, Asks SFPD Officers “to not be so nice”

Mayor Announces SF Will Spend $17 Million On Pedestrian Safety Projects, Asks SFPD Officers “to not be so nice”

Four Of Six Indicted SFPD Officers Plead Not Guilty

Four Of Six Indicted SFPD Officers Plead Not Guilty

Four San Francisco police officers pleaded not guilty in federal court today to charges of conspiring to violate civil rights and steal property, money and…

SFPD Chief Addresses Indictments Of Six Officers: “I don’t know that it gets any worse than this”

SFPD Chief Addresses Indictments Of Six Officers: “I don’t know that it gets any worse than this”

A former San Francisco police officer who has been indicted along with five current officers pleaded not guilty in federal court today to conspiring to…

French President: SF “is the place where tomorrow’s world is being invented”

French President: SF “is the place where tomorrow’s world is being invented”

French President Francois Hollande was greeted by state and city leaders, French-American students and other guests at a San Francisco City Hall reception late this…

Lawmakers Brace For Mobile Company Opposition After Announcing Bill To Require Smartphone Kill Switches

Lawmakers Brace For Mobile Company Opposition After Announcing Bill To Require Smartphone Kill Switches

A growing epidemic of smartphone thefts prompted state lawmakers to announce today new legislation that would require the devices to come equipped with an anti-theft…

SF Sentencing Commission Wants Drug Possession Crimes To Drop From Felony To Misdemeanor

SF Sentencing Commission Wants Drug Possession Crimes To Drop From Felony To Misdemeanor

A sentencing commission created by the city of San Francisco called today for a change in state law to reduce the crime of possessing drugs…

Supe Campos Says There’s The Possibility SF Doesn’t Need A Jail, SFPD Chief Says That “Just isn’t practical”

Supe Campos Says There’s The Possibility SF Doesn’t Need A Jail, SFPD Chief Says That “Just isn’t practical”

A Board of Supervisors’ neighborhood services and safety committee today discussed plans for a $290-million jail project to replace the decrepit jail facilities on the…

SF’s Pedestrian Safety Crisis: SFPD Chief Vows To Enforce Existing Laws

SF’s Pedestrian Safety Crisis: SFPD Chief Vows To Enforce Existing Laws

The Lunar New Year’s A Big Time For Crime: City Officials Send Alerts To SF’s Asian Community

The Lunar New Year’s A Big Time For Crime: City Officials Send Alerts To SF’s Asian Community

Thousands of safety information packets and red envelopes stuffed with crime prevention tips were ready to be distributed to merchants and residents in San Francisco’s…

Last Chance Toy Drive Underway At Lefty O’Douls

Last Chance Toy Drive Underway At Lefty O’Douls

While many children throughout the Bay Area are expectant and excited to find out what gifts are under the Christmas tree on Wednesday, a nearly…

Son Of SFPD Chief Raises $30,000 For Make-A-Wish With Batkid T Shirts

Son Of SFPD Chief Raises $30,000 For Make-A-Wish With Batkid T Shirts

Demand for T-shirts made by the San Francisco police chief’s son in honor of “Batkid” and his historic day fighting crime in San Francisco last…

Batkid And Chief “Commissioner Gordon” Suhr To Reunite This Weekend

Batkid And Chief “Commissioner Gordon” Suhr To Reunite This Weekend

After winning hearts in San Francisco and beyond last month, “Batkid” is returning to the city this weekend for a Make-A-Wish fundraiser with the Police…

Today’s The Day: SF Transforming Into Gotham City So Little Kid Can Be Batman

Today’s The Day: SF Transforming Into Gotham City So Little Kid Can Be Batman

A 5-year-old boy recovering from leukemia will be transformed into a crime-fighting superhero on Friday with the help of San Francisco city officials and the…

SFPD Officer Sues SFPD Chief Suhr For Alleged Racial Profiling Traffic Stop Tackle

SFPD Officer Sues SFPD Chief Suhr For Alleged Racial Profiling Traffic Stop Tackle

A San Francisco police officer who claims he was racially profiled has sued the city and several fellow officers in federal court for allegedly choking…

Homeland Security Gives SF $1 Million For More Cops On Muni

Homeland Security Gives SF $1 Million For More Cops On Muni

In order to avoid becoming crime victims, Muni riders should be more aware of what’s happening around them by staying off their cellphones, San Francisco…

SFPD Chief’s Car Burglarized While Parked Outside Home

SFPD Chief’s Car Burglarized While Parked Outside Home

A recent victim of a vehicle burglary in San Francisco was none other than the man in charge of solving that and all the city’s…

More Details Emerge After Four SFPD Officers Shoot Man In Marina District

More Details Emerge After Four SFPD Officers Shoot Man In Marina District

A man who was shot by police in San Francisco’s Marina District last weekend was armed with a gun that was firing blanks and had…

Motive Still Unclear For Man Who “Went Out Hunting,” Allegedly Killed SF State Student

Motive Still Unclear For Man Who “Went Out Hunting,” Allegedly Killed SF State Student

The suspect in a seemingly random fatal shooting in San Francisco’s Ingleside Heights neighborhood on Monday had threatened others earlier in the evening, and appeared…

Supervisor Calls Hearing On How SFPD Investigates (Or Doesn’t) Vehicle Collisions With Cyclists

Supervisor Calls Hearing On How SFPD Investigates (Or Doesn’t) Vehicle Collisions With Cyclists

Issues over how police investigated the death of a bicyclist in San Francisco last month has prompted a city supervisor today to request a hearing…

SFPD Chief Apologizes For Behavior Of Cyclist-Shaming Sergeant

SFPD Chief Apologizes For Behavior Of Cyclist-Shaming Sergeant

San Francisco’s police chief said today that a big-rig driver has been found at fault in a collision that killed a bicyclist in the city’s…

SFPD Chief Squares Off Against Gun Rights Advocate Over Nationwide Registry

SFPD Chief Squares Off Against Gun Rights Advocate Over Nationwide Registry

San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr called for a nationwide gun registry at an American Bar Association meeting in the city today. “There needs to…

SFPD Chief Recalls Richard “Night Stalker” Ramirez: “He scared me”

SFPD Chief Recalls Richard “Night Stalker” Ramirez: “He scared me”

After hearing about condemned inmate Richard Ramirez’s death Friday morning, San Francisco police Chief Greg Suhr said he felt happy he was gone, reflecting on…

Former SFPD Attorney Files Wrongful Termination Lawsuit Against Chief Suhr

Former SFPD Attorney Files Wrongful Termination Lawsuit Against Chief Suhr

A former San Francisco police attorney filed a wrongful termination lawsuit Wednesday against Chief Greg Suhr, saying she was fired in 2011 after putting together…

Supes Critical Of SFPD Market Street Camera Plan, Bay To Breakers Backpack Ban

Supes Critical Of SFPD Market Street Camera Plan, Bay To Breakers Backpack Ban

Following the deadly bombings at the Boston Marathon last month, San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors held a hearing Thursday to review security plans for the…

AG Harris, Chief Suhr Laud Funding To Take Guns From Prohibited People

AG Harris, Chief Suhr Laud Funding To Take Guns From Prohibited People

California Attorney General Kamala Harris today lauded the passage and signing of legislation providing funding for a program to take guns away from prohibited people…

SFPD Chief Greg Suhr Wants More Cameras On Market Street, Do You?

SFPD Chief Greg Suhr Wants More Cameras On Market Street, Do You?

Though privacy and civil liberty concerns have been raised with SFPD’s push to force bars to add surveillance cameras, SFPD Chief Greg Suhr is undeterred…

SFPD Holding Town Hall On Fatal Police Shooting This Afternoon

SFPD Holding Town Hall On Fatal Police Shooting This Afternoon

San Francisco police Chief Greg Suhr will be holding a town hall meeting this afternoon after an officer fatally shot a stabbing suspect in the…

Quake Commemoration: New Public Safety Building, Soft Story Legislation Signed

Quake Commemoration: New Public Safety Building, Soft Story Legislation Signed

On the 107th anniversary of San Francisco’s 1906 earthquake and fire, city officials Thursday celebrated the topping out of the new seismically safe Public Safety…

Dale Wilkerson Identified As Man Killed By SFPD

Dale Wilkerson Identified As Man Killed By SFPD

A man who allegedly stabbed his brother-in-law and was then fatally shot by police in San Francisco’s Potrero Hill neighborhood on Wednesday night has been…