The suspect, identified as 53-year-old male Darron Price of San Francisco, was booked into San Francisco County Jail for the felony charges of involuntary manslaughter (192(b) PC), manufacturing narcotics (11379.6(a) H&S), and two counts of child endangerment (273 a(a) PC).
Press Release: SFPD Arrests Suspect for Threats, Shots Fired and Firearm Brandishing
On Wednesday, Feb. 1, at approximately 7:20 p.m. an unknown male entered a Jewish Synagogue located on the 2600 block of Balboa Street, shot a firearm several times then fled the scene. There were no reports of injury or property damage. Officers seized expended casings that were fired, which is being investigated as possible blanks.
On Tuesday, Jan. 31, at approximately 8 p.m., an unknown male entered a theater located on the 3600 block of Balboa Street and brandished a handgun. The subject fled the scene on foot on Balboa Street. There was no report of injury or property damage.
Press Release: ‘The Doodler’ Cold Case Investigation Update
During the same period of time, five victims were found murdered in the Ocean Beach/Golden Gate Park area. As a result of a new investigation, it is believed that Warren Andrews may be the sixth victim of the “Doodler.” On April 27, 1975, Andrews was a victim of an assault at Lands End. Andrews was found unconscious and never regained consciousness dying several weeks later. All six victims are believed to be gay Caucasian males.
SF Police Commission Bans ‘Pretext’ Traffic Stops
A pretext stop is when an officer stops a person for a low-level violation, but uses the stop as an excuse to detain and search the person, looking for evidence of a more serious offense. Multiple studies, including a recent analysis of data by the San Francisco Chronicle, show that pretext stops disproportionately effect people of color.
Press Release: SFPD Arrests Suspect in Commercial Burglary Series
Beginning Nov. 13, 2022, a series of commercial burglary incidents occurred at a number of different locations in the City of San Francisco. The burglaries followed a similar modus operandi in which the suspect would force entry through the front of the commercial business, causing property damage.
SFPD Swears in 2 New Members of the Mounted Unit, Gus and Duke
The San Francisco Police Department (SFPD) had something to celebrate during the holiday season as two new horses were sworn in as part of the SFPD Mounted Patrol Unit on Dec. 14.
Press Release: SFPD Arrests Suspect in Richmond District Homicide
On Wednesday, Dec. 28, at approximately 4:32 a.m., San Francisco Police officers assigned to Richmond Station responded to a residence on the 100 block of Willard North for a report of a person breaking into a home.
Officers arrived on scene and located a 42-year-old male victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.
Press Release: City Bans the Use of ‘Killer Robots’
… the Board of Supervisors today changed course on the San Francisco Police Department’s (SFPD) proposed policy to use military robots to kill, explicitly banning the practice in a dramatic reversal.
SFPD’s Richmond Station Welcomes New Captain
With a population of more than 59,0000 residents, the work of the San Francisco Police Department’s Richmond Station on Sixth Avenue covers an area the size of a large suburban town. Newly appointed station Captain Chris Canning recognizes that keeping the community safe is a daunting task that requires the help of the community.
Press Release: SFPD Arrests Geary Boulevard Assault Suspect
On August 10, 2022, at approximately 11:52 a.m., San Francisco Police Officers assigned to Richmond Station responded to the area of 26th Ave and Geary Blvd on a report of a battery that just occurred.
Richmond Station Captain Gaetano Caltagirone Shares His SFPD Journey
Captain of San Francisco Police Department’s (SFPD) Richmond Station, Gaetano Caltagirone, is no stranger to the City’s west side. He is a sixth-generation San Franciscan who once served as a lieutenant of the Taraval Station Investigation Team.
Press Release: SFPD Investigating Outer Sunset Homicide
On Feb. 10, 2022, at approximately 12:52 a.m., San Francisco Police officers responded to the 4600 block of Irving Street regarding a report of a shooting.
Press Release: Arrest Made in Richmond District Homicide Case
On Friday Dec. 31, 2021, at approximately 9:32 p.m., San Francisco Police officers from Richmond Station responded to the 200 block of Cornwall Street for a report of a shooting.
Slain Taraval Police Officer Honored
celebration of life was held in the community meeting room at the Taraval Police Station on Dec. 22 to honor Officer Bryan Dennis Tuvera, who was killed in the line of duty in the Sunset District 15 years ago.
Press Release: Money Order Program Designed to Help Keep Elderly Safer
olice Department partners with Self-Help for the Elderly, East West Bank to make banking safer for seniors