Golden Gate Xpress

SFPD falls short on reforms

Sam Moore

November 5, 2019

It took three years for the San Francisco Police Department to complete 29 of 272 recommendations that the U.S. Justice Department handed down to them in 2016,  in response to a series of high-profile police shootings and scan...

Amazon Barbershop shootout

George Barahona

April 4, 2018

 Tensions were high at the town hall meeting at Balboa High School regarding the police-related shooting of a 21-year-old man at a barbershop in the outer Mission as an altercation broke out during the public forum. On Wedne...

Hit and run

Ian Firstenberg

March 28, 2018

Police have confirmed that five people were hit by a white GMC van at Illinois and 24th streets according to the app Citizen. Police responded to the incident call around 10:30 a.m. and found the victims and the suspects ve...

Tasers: SFPD’s new weapon

Kelly Rodriguez Murillo

November 8, 2017

Last Friday, all four mayoral appointees in the Police Commission voted yes on the approval for the San Francisco Police Department to use conducted electrical weapons, or tasers, in San Francisco. This underhanded decision was d...

San Francisco police stand with city against Trump

Mitchell Walther

February 3, 2017

San Francisco Police suspended participation with the Joint Terrorism Task Force Wednesday night. The separation of the SFPD from the FBI ends a 10-year relationship, though a suspension is not a total withdrawal and will be...

SF State responds to Ohio State University attack

Nick Madden

December 1, 2016

“Run. Hide. Fight.” Ohio State University students and faculty received this message Monday morning after a student terrorized the campus with a car and knife, sending 11 people to the hospital.   This message has been pro...

Police charge SF State alumnus with possession of child pornography

Creo Noveno

October 15, 2015

San Francisco police arrested an SF State alumnus Oct. 8 on suspicion of possession of child pornography and the use of hidden cameras, SFGate reported. Police charged Duane Ackerman with several counts of felonies and misdemeanors which include ...

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