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Bob Butler
November 13, 2019 - 4:32 pm
San Francisco is on pace to have its lowest number of homicides in almost two decades.
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - FEBRUARY 27: San Francisco police cars sit parked in front of the Hall of Justice on February 27, 2014 in San Francisco, California. A federal grand jury has indicted five San Francisco police officers and one former officer in two cas
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Doug Sovern
November 08, 2019 - 6:22 pm
Three years removed from a wave of scandals and police shootings, new statistics show that the San Francisco Police Department has all but stopped using force. KCBS Radio Reporter Doug Sovern says the cops credit a change in culture, and training.
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 A San Francisco police officer stands guard at the scene of a shooting at a company facility on June 14, 2017 in San Francisco, California.
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Megan Goldsby
October 23, 2019 - 11:24 am
San Francisco's Police Chief talked up federally ordered reforms he says are working at the SFPD, and defended the slow pace of implementation.
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Sports commentator and former professional baseball player Alex Rodriguez takes part in a panel during WSJ's The Future of Everything Festival at Spring Studios on May 8, 2018 in New York City.
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August 12, 2019 - 3:41 pm
A thief stole jewelry and electronics worth an estimated $500,000 from retired baseball great Alex Rodrigue z in San Francisco after breaking into his rental car, the San Francisco Chronicle reported. A-Rod's car was burglarized on Sunday night while he dined nearby, the Chronicle reported. He was...
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Orlando Vilchez Lazo mugshot
Orlando Vilchez Lazo (Photo credit: SFPD)
July 25, 2019 - 9:48 am
A San Francisco judge agreed on Wednesday to let a case proceed against the alleged "Rideshare Rapist" with DNA evidence that the defense had argued was improperly obtained . Orlando Vilchez Lazo , 38, had wanted the judge to throw out the warrants that led to his arrest and DNA collected from what...
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Attorney Thomas Burke, right, answers questions about his client Bryan Carmody, a freelance journalist whose home and office were raided by San Francisco police.
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Matt Bigler
July 19, 2019 - 8:23 am
San Francisco police will not be able to use some of the evidence obtained in a controversial raid on a freelance journalist's home
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San Francisco police officers examine a truck that was possibly used in a hit and run on Market and Fifth streets on July 18, 2019.
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KCBS Radio Morning News
July 18, 2019 - 9:11 am
A pedestrian died on Thursday morning after being struck by a tractor trailer in what San Francisco police say was a hit and run, police said. Michael Evans, 54, was identified by the coroner as the person who was run down by the truck at Market and Fifth streets around 5:40 a.m. The burgundy truck...
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Orlando Vilchez Lazo mugshot
Orlando Vilchez Lazo (Photo credit: SFPD)
Tim Ryan
July 10, 2019 - 9:02 am
A man accused in a series of violent sexual attacks could go free, if his public defender is able to prove DNA evidence linking him to those attacks was obtained illegally.
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San Francisco police officers arrested two protesters at the LGBTQ Pride parade on June 30, 2019.
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KCBS Radio Morning News
July 01, 2019 - 8:10 am
Protesters blocked the Pride parade in San Francisco on Sunday for about an hour, saying they were upset by the corporate takeover of the LGBTQ event.
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - FEBRUARY 27: San Francisco police cars sit parked in front of the Hall of Justice on February 27, 2014 in San Francisco, California. A federal grand jury has indicted five San Francisco police officers and one former officer in two cas
(Photo credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
KCBS Radio Morning News
June 12, 2019 - 8:46 am
Thirteen current and former police officers in San Francisco claim they were denied promotions because they are white, according to a lawsuit filed in federal court.
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