A man is suing the city and two San Francisco police officers for allegedly “beating and punching” him near 16th and Mission streets in late June — a purported incident stemming from the officers’ attempt to arrest the man for riding his bicycle on the sidewalk.Read More
Tag: use of force
A 21-year-old former inmate at County Jail No. 5 in San Bruno who was in April allegedly kneed, punched, and “bodyslammed” by a San Francisco Sheriff’s deputy is taking the city and the Sheriff’s Department to court over the accused beating.Read More
The two San Francisco Police officers who fatally shot 21-year-old Guatemalan immigrant Amilcar Perez-Lopez in the Mission District in February 2015 acted within department policy, according to a report released Wednesday. They were not disciplined for the incident.Read More
The day marked the four and a half anniversary of the night that the 20 year-old Lopez, an immigrant from Guatemala, was killed by the San Francisco Police Department.Read More
California just passed a sweeping police use-of-force law. San Francisco is still grappling with police bias.
While Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday signed a new law that made it more difficult for police to shoot...Read More