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News, The Snitch Police Shoot, Kill Female Auto Theft Suspect in Bayview

Police Shoot, Kill Female Auto Theft Suspect in Bayview

An unidentified African-American female suspected of stealing a car was shot and killed by police this morning in the Bayview District, according to police. It does not appear the woman — who was shot while in the vehicle, which…
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News, The Snitch Report: Six Witnesses Contradict Police Account of Homeless Man’s SFPD Killing

Report: Six Witnesses Contradict Police Account of Homeless Man’s SFPD Killing

More witnesses interviewed by The Guardian are contradicting the Police Department’s account of how a homeless man came to be shot to death by police officers last week. So far, six people who claim to have seen the shooting have…
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News, The Snitch Video: Fatal Police Encounter With Homeless Man Took 30 Seconds

Video: Fatal Police Encounter With Homeless Man Took 30 Seconds

The fatal encounter yesterday between San Francisco police and a homeless man in the Mission District said to be brandishing a kitchen knife — later shot to death by responding police — took no more than 30 seconds from…
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News, The Snitch Homeless Man With Kitchen Knife Shot by SFPD, Dies

Homeless Man With Kitchen Knife Shot by SFPD, Dies

A man living in one of the Mission District's tent encampments near 19th and Shotwell streets was shot and killed by police after allegedly brandishing a large kitchen knife at homeless outreach workers, according to police. After allegedly threatening the…
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Music, All Shook Down Fundraiser For Mario Woods' Family to be Held Tonight at the Elbo Room With Live Hip-Hop Acts

Fundraiser For Mario Woods' Family to be Held Tonight at the Elbo Room With Live Hip-Hop Acts

A fundraising event to benefit the family of Mario Woods, the Hunters Point man who was shot by police on Dec. 2, will be taking place at Elbo Room on Wednesday, Dec. 23. Woods, who was 26-years-old, is the…
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News, The Snitch What We Know So Far About the SFPD Officers Who Shot and Killed Mario Woods (Updated)

What We Know So Far About the SFPD Officers Who Shot and Killed Mario Woods (Updated)

On Friday evening, the San Francisco Police Department released the names of the five officers who discharged their weapons at Mario Woods on Dec. 2, killing him and setting off protests and calls to reform police tactics. They are: Winson…
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News, The Snitch Police to Reconsider Use of Force Policy after Killing of Mario Woods

Police to Reconsider Use of Force Policy after Killing of Mario Woods

San Francisco will review and potentially revise the police department's "Use of Force" policy following the fatal police shooting of Mario Woods in the Bayview last Wednesday, Dec. 2. Video of the shooting, showing at least ten police officers…
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News, The Snitch Outraged Community Calls for SFPD Chief's Resignation Over Killing of Mario Woods

Outraged Community Calls for SFPD Chief's Resignation Over Killing of Mario Woods

A community meeting in the Bayview erupted in anger and calls for the resignation of San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr as the embattled police chief attempted to justify the fatal police shooting of 26-year-old Mario Woods on Wednesday.…
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News, The Snitch John Burris Will Represent Family of Mario Woods, Man Slain by SF Police

John Burris Will Represent Family of Mario Woods, Man Slain by SF Police

The office of prominent civil rights attorney John Burris, known for representing families of people killed by police including Oscar Grant's, will represent the family of Mario Woods, the 26-year old fatally shot by San Francisco police this week.…
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News, The Snitch Police Chief Greg Suhr Booed Offstage in the Bayview

Police Chief Greg Suhr Booed Offstage in the Bayview

Police Chief Greg Suhr made a visit to his old stamping grounds in the Bayview last night to try to do what he supposedly did best when he was the captain of that district: diffuse the hostility. But Suhr didn't…
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News, The Snitch DA's Office Can Prosecute Wheelchair-Bound Man Shot by Police, Judge Rules

DA's Office Can Prosecute Wheelchair-Bound Man Shot by Police, Judge Rules

A San Francisco Superior Court judge ruled today that District Attorney George Gascón does not have to recuse himself from prosecuting Randal Dunklin, the man shot by police in January while he was sitting in a wheelchair.Dunklin, whose case attracted…
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News, The Snitch Suspect Shot Dead By San Francisco Police ID'd

Suspect Shot Dead By San Francisco Police ID'd

The San Francisco medical examiner's office has identified the man shot to death by San Francisco police yesterday, but has not yet been able to connect with the man's family. As a result, the deceased stabbing suspect remains unnamed for…
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News, The Snitch Michael Lee Shot Dead By Police In His Hotel Room

Michael Lee Shot Dead By Police In His Hotel Room

Reports of a man possibly hurling stereo equipment out of a seventh-story window led to a lethal encounter yesterday in the Tenderloin. Police responded to the Granada Hotel at 1000 Sutter Street at around 11:10 a.m., and an officer visited…
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News, The Snitch Knife-Wielding 20-Year-Old Shot By Burlingame Cops, Dies in San Francisco

Knife-Wielding 20-Year-Old Shot By Burlingame Cops, Dies in San Francisco

Burlingame police last night called at 8:40 p.m. to a disturbance on 217 Myrtle Avenue found one: A 20-year-old man with a knife. Police claim the man advanced on them, and resisted their efforts to detain him. This lead to…
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Bevy of Charges Await Driver Shot By Police Officer

The female driver witnesses watched crash into at least five cars in SOMA before being shot by a police officer who claims she was attempting to run him over is recovering from her wounds in General Hospital.  But the…
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Policeman Shoots Woman Who Allegedly Tried to Run Him Over

The above video is the aftermath of a scary situation on Seventh and Folsom at about 5 p.m. when a police officer shot and wounded a woman he says raced her car toward him.The female driver reportedly hit several…
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