The San Francisco Police Department credits de-esclation training, crisis intervention training and improved communication tactics for a decline in the department's use of force.
Both sides are crying foul in this ongoing dispute.
Supervisor Sandra Lee Fewer was filmed by a KQED reporter Tuesday evening chanting profanities towards the San Francisco Police Officers Association. The SFPOA responded by sending her Dove Soap and a letter, which in part called upon the supervisor to attend a 40 hour bias training to better understand her apparent hatred of police officers. Christien Kafton reports.
At 3:26 p.m., officers responded to the collision at 19th Street and South Van Ness Avenue and found the injured female pedestrian. She was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries, police said.
Much of the delay, Chief Bill Scott said, was because of the Trump administration's withdrawal from the process. Under President Donald Trump, who was elected just after the Justice Department issued its recommendations, the administration no longer aids police departments seeking reforms.
San Francisco police are offering a $25,000 reward for help in solving a cold case homicide of a homeless woman and her friend from three years ago.
A bomb threat to City College in San Francisco has prompted officials to evacuate the campus, according to City College campus police.
In California, there are hundreds of “anti-homeless” laws. Although there is nothing that specifically bans or restricts homelessness, cities in the Golden State have created nearly a thousand codes and ordinances that experts and homeless advocates argue disproportionately affect unsheltered people.
A number of San Francisco sheriff’s deputies and jail inmates were hospitalized Tuesday following a suspected fentanyl exposure, according to officials.
San Francisco police released 11 different officers' body-worn camera videos at a town-hall meeting Monday night for a fatal officer-involved shooting that happened last week.
A San Francisco police officer shot and killed himself this afternoon after Richmond police stopped him because he was wanted by San Francisco police.
Police on Thursday showed the body-worn camera footage of a fatal officer-involved shooting that occurred last week in San Francisco's Bayview neighborhood to an emotional crowd during a town hall meeting at a church.
Hundreds of San Francisco police officers, as well as people from the community gathered Wednesday night for a benefit for an injured officer. The charitable event at Bill Graham Auditorium has been the sight of countless social events, but few have both celebrated and supported an injured officer.
San Francisco police today said they are searching for additional suspects who may be connected to a police shooting in the Castro District that left one officer and one suspect with critical injuries.
It was a raucous public comment period Friday evening at San Francisco's City Hall with a vote expected sometime tonight on whether or not the San Francisco Police Department should be armed with Tasers.
Despite public opposition, the San Francisco Police Department is considering adopting Tasers, and a police commander today noted that a city budget analyst has pegged the cost at around $8 million.
San Francisco police say they have taken a suspect into custody after an officer on a bicycle was struck by a hit-and-run driver this afternoon.
Hundreds of people gathered to remember a Marin County woman, Stacee Etcheber, one of the victims of the Las Vegas mass shooting, who leaves behind two children and her husband, an SFPD officer.
A pair of sergeants in the San Francisco Police Department, who happen to be married, say a recent attempted kidnapping and spike in car break-ins inspired them to create a new police program for children.
A San Francisco police officer has been arrested on child pornography charges, police confirmed this afternoon.