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SF Teen Fatally Shot After Pulling Gun on Officer

June 6, 2012
A South San Francisco police officer shot a 14-year-old boy after the teenager pulled a gun. The incident began when an officer tried to contact the boy in the parking lot of an Arco gas station.

Protesters Vandalize SFPD Station

May 1, 2012
Vandals splattered paint and broke a window Monday night at the Mission District Police Station on Valencia Street after a large group marched from Dolores Park.

Rape Suspect Arrested After Flirting with Cop

January 10, 2012
A rape suspect who tried to pick up a uniformed San Francisco Police officer was immediately arrested, after the officer returned only tough love.

Man Shot by SF Cops Was Facing Third Strike

December 20, 2011
The San Carlos man fatally shot by a San Francisco Police officer last week was a two-strike offender who wanted to avoid jail.

Armored Rescue Vehicles: 3 Effective Deployments

September 8, 2011
ARVs are one of the many specialized "tools" in the SWAT toolbox. As such, they're usually employed only for high-risk situations and community relations initiatives. The end result is that ARVs are employed very selectively and infrequently.

BART Shuts Down 4 Stations, Faces FCC Probe

August 16, 2011
Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) police shut down four stations in downtown San Francisco, following ongoing protesting of the fatal shooting of a homeless man in July.

What is Going on In San Francisco?

July 29, 2011
Sadly, it would appear that American law enforcement has lost much of its willingness to take the initiative and restore the peace. We've come a long way from the days when the Texas Rangers boasted they only needed one Ranger to end one riot.

Police Shooting Response Tasks San Francisco SWAT with Riot Control

July 28, 2011
The anarchists' next target was a bank where they smashed a window with a hammer. Followed by a SFPD substation where they threw paint and a hammer at police. Emboldened by their own actions, the "anarchists" continued to the Market and Powell intersection in the heart of the Financial District.

Police: SF Suspect Died of Self-Inflicted Wound

July 22, 2011
The bullet that killed 19-year-old Kenneth Wade Harding on Saturday came from a .380-caliber firearm, and a round of the same caliber was recovered from Harding's jacket pocket

Video: Parolee Fatally Shot In SF After Foot Pursuit

July 18, 2011
San Francisco Police identified the 19-year-old parolee and murder suspect who was shot and killed after he allegedly fired at officers during a foot pursuit.

Parolee Fatally Shot In SF

July 18, 2011

San Francisco Police shot and killed a 19-year-old parolee after he allegedly fired at officers during a foot pursuit. The incident was captured on citizen video, which helped officers locate the assailant's gun. Read the full story.

S.F. Police Scandal Widens - 26 More Cases Dropped

May 31, 2011
A San Francisco judge dismissed 26 more felony cases Friday involving plainclothes police officers who allegedly lied about the circumstances of drug searches and arrests or stole from suspects, bringing the number of prosecutions lost in the widening scandal to nearly 120.

New S.F. Chief Rose Through Ranks

April 28, 2011
Chief Greg Suhr arrives at the top police post with 30 years of law enforcement experience. He replaces Chief George Gascon, who left the department earlier this year after about 18 months to take the job of district attorney.

Feds To Probe SF Narco Hotel Raids

March 11, 2011
The FBI is taking over the investigation of eight San Francisco Police officers accused of conducting illegal searches of hotels with suspected drug activity, District Attorney George Gascon announced Friday.

Police Commission Allows SF Chief To Consider TASERs

February 24, 2011
A year after rejecting a similar proposal, the San Francisco Police Commission approved a proposal from the new chief to consider using TASERs or another less-lethal weapon.

San Francisco Chief Accepts DA Post

January 10, 2011
Assistant Chief Jeff Godown takes over the department in the interim, while the San Francisco Police Commission searches for a replacement chief. The new chief will likely come from within the department, because the job is only guaranteed through the end of the year when a new mayor is elected.

San Francisco OIS: Raw Footage

January 5, 2011

A citizen captured this officer-involved shooting in San Francisco involving a wheel-chair riding man who was not chair-bound, was vandalizing vehicles, and stabbed an officer. Responding officers used a less-lethal beanbag round, then deadly force when the man refused to surrender.

Wheelchair-Riding Vandal Shot After Stabbing SF Cop

January 4, 2011
Officers who responded to a report of a man vandalizing city vehicles in front of the San Francisco Behavioral Health Services building stabbed one of the officers, the man was shot with a less-lethal beanbag round, and then a handgun when he didn't surrender.

SF Cops Revive Infant In Hotel Fountain

December 9, 2010
Several San Francisco Police officers revived a 1 1/2-year-old boy who had fallen into a fountain at the Hyatt Regency hotel's lobby fountain. The child was not breathing with officers found him in the water, and used CPR to revive him.

Rowdy SF Giants Fans 'Celebrate' World Series

November 2, 2010

After their baseball team won the World Series, San Francisco Giants fans hurl bottles at San Francisco PD's riot-control officers at 22nd and Mission.

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