Officials from San Francisco's Patrol Special Police, a quasi-public community policing agency, have identified the officer who shot a suspect in the gun battle outside the Suede nightclub over the weekend that left one dead and four wounded.Patrol Special Officer Robert Burns -- who was on duty ... More >>
The suspects in two high-profile killings last weekend will be arraigned on charges of murder tomorrow morning in San Francisco Superior Court, according to the office of District Attorney Kamala Harris.Keandre Davis, 20, will face three charges related to a shooting outside the Suede nightclub o ... More >>
A survey conducted by a San Jose State professor indicates that many customers of the Patrol Special Police, a quasi-public security service whose officers have been walking the streets of San Francisco since the days of the Gold Rush, prefer the specials to their counterparts in the San Francisco ... More >>
One of the public faces of San Francisco's quasi-public community policing agency, the Patrol Special Police, is suing the city under state anti-discrimination laws, asserting she was subject to unfair treatment because she is a woman and a lesbian.The gloves come offIn a complaint filed this mon ... More >>
Nearly extinct and long at odds with the SFPD, the little-known San Francisco Patrol Special Police appears poised for a comeback.