03 Sep 2019

UPD inconsistently responds to student safety

The University Police Department prides itself on “delivering professional community policing with integrity and sensitivity.” As of Sept. 1, day 244 of the year, there have been 283 mass shootings

03 Sep 2019

San Francisco Chief of Police apologizes to LGBTQ+ community

Chief of Police William Scott delivered a historic apology Aug. 26 to the city’s LGBTQ+ community on behalf of the San Francisco Police Department. “We are here tonight to reflect

28 Aug 2019

SF State welcomes newest addition to UPD

Chief of Police Reginald Parson (Photo courtesy of Parson)    Reginald Parson, SF State’s newly dubbed chief of police, pledges to help the university police department build a safer community

21 Feb 2019

Student witnesses aftermath of alleged robbery from University Park North High Rise

A resident of the University Park High Rises at 255 Buckingham Way reported witnessing the aftermath of a robbery just before midnight Wednesday.

20 Feb 2019

Police report of kidnapping and robbery turns out to be grand theft

An initial report of a kidnapping and robbery on Feb. 5 alarmed students at SF State, but was later discovered to be grand theft, according to University police. The incident

12 Dec 2018

Police corporal promotes community-oriented policing

Police Cpl. Enrique Vera Cruz spent six years patrolling SF State, but on Nov. 30, he was especially alert. Vera Cruz had been training Officer David Lin for a week,

29 Nov 2017

Students clash with religious activists at SF State

  His sign read: WARNING, fake Christians, homosexuals, abortionists, party animals….rebellious women, liars, Muslims, masturbators, murderers….liberals, crossdressers, Buddhists…HELL AWAITS. Kevin Farrer came to SF State to send a message. He

14 Oct 2017

Santa Rosa strong

The sun is red. The earth, white. There is no sky. Just across the highway, life appears to continue. Santa Rosa, despite being one of the most severely impacted cities

13 Oct 2016

Board of Supervisors hears panels report on SFPD transparency

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors heard from judges and members of the public at their meeting last week to address the findings of the Blue Ribbon Panel’s report on

12 Aug 2015

SF State student’s death deemed suspicious by police

Police are investigating the death of a 23-year-old SF State student who died at a residential hotel in the Mission District early Sunday morning. Jesse Stanton, the clerk of the medical