Tag Archives: SFPD

A security guard walks through Arriba Juntos flea market in April.

Stolen Bike Wheel Brings Police Presence to Flea Market

*+-Items that shouldn’t be sold at Arriba Juntos Flea Market: food, booze, pornography, and stolen bicycle parts. But last Sunday morning, bicyclist Kirk Scott said he found his rear wheel, stolen from the 16th Street BART...
Chief of Police Greg Suhr (left) with Supervisor Scott Weiner, and Mission Station Captain Daniel Perea. Photo by Daniel Hirsch.

Police Shooting Victim Described as in a “Dark Place”

*+-At a community meeting held Tuesday, Chief of Police Greg Suhr addressed a small crowd of community members to offer additional context to Sunday’s fatal officer-involved shooting of 32-year-old Matthew Hoffman. The narrative laid out...
Champagne, fires and police were the theme in the Mission District. Photo by Laura Wenus.

Listen Local: Giants Madness Recap and Why People Don’t Vote

*+-Our staff had a long night Wednesday, zipping around the neighborhood to catch everything from dancing and drumming in the streets to various objects being lit on fire. Thursday morning we were back to talk about...
An altar on Bernal Hill commemorating Alex Nieto. Photo by Daniel Hirsch.

Five Months After Nieto Killing, New Witnesses

*+-Posters of his face have plastered the Mission for months, but his name is one rarely spoken outside the Bay Area even though—like Michael Brown in Ferguson, Eric Gardner in New York, Oscar Grant in...