19 Nov 2013

Taser dispute rouses plans for protests

A group of students against the University Police Department’s proposed use of Tasers hosted a meeting in the Richard Oakes Multicultural Center, Cesar Chavez Student Center room T143, Tuesday, to

14 Nov 2013

Students assemble to discuss Taser-use by police at SF State

[set_id=72157637685910014] [HTML1] Live streaming by Jasmin Taylor A group of more than 50 students organized in Malcolm X Plaza, Thursday night, to speak out against the proposition of SF State

Krav Maga
12 Nov 2013

SF State students learn Krav Maga for self-defense

[HTML1] [set_id=72157637471681164] Last Thursday the Women’s Center, an Associated Students Inc. program, and I-Team, a student-led group that works to create and promote Israel awareness on SF State’s campus, combined

02 Oct 2013

Suspect in Justin Valdez shooting pleads not guilty

Nikhom Thephakaysone pled not guilty to three felony counts including the alleged murder of SF State sophomore Justin Valdez today at his arraignment. He is being detained without bail. SFPD

27 Sep 2013

Suspect in Justin Valdez shooting faces murder charges

The alleged shooter of SF State sophomore Justin Valdez faces three felony charges including murder, and is being held without bail, the San Francisco District Attorney’s office announced today in a

27 Sep 2013

SF State, friends and family remember Justin Valdez at candlelight vigil

[set_id=72157635960529643] SF State students, professors, friends and family met to remember recently deceased student Justin Valdez at a candlelight vigil yesterday night atop Cesar Chavez Student Center. “He was fearless.

26 Sep 2013

Alleged shooter of Justin Valdez also SF State student

SFPD announced the 30-year-old male suspect detained for charges of murder of SF State student Justin Valdez is also an SF State student, in a press conference today. Valdez, a

22 May 2013

Theft at Stonestown leads to arrests on campus

Two people were arrested on SF State campus yesterday afternoon after they stole a laptop from a mall shopper, then fled to campus, according to University authorities. Three people stole

22 May 2013

SF State incidents create mixed reactions among students

[HTML1] SF State hosted its share of excitement this past week with six arrests, two protests and a load of stress to students, staff and faculty. The arrest of six

06 May 2013

Sexual assault suspect sought by University police

Campus police are circulating the photo of a man suspected of a sexual assault in the Towers April 28. The suspect, who is described by police as a 20-year-old African

26 Apr 2013

Wife of alleged bribe schemer arrested

The wife of the former SF State environmental health and occupational safety director who allegedly took part in a bribery scheme that cheated the University out of millions of dollars,

24 Apr 2013

Former SF State director allegedly partook in bribe scheme

A former SF State official is facing 128 felony counts for allegedly taking bribes costing the University millions of dollars. Robert “Bud” Shearer, a former SF State director of Environmental

22 Apr 2013

Creative Arts Building evacuated due to bomb threat

[HTML1] The University Police Department evacuated the Creative Arts Building due to a bomb threat Monday morning. Students were allowed back into the building directly after UPD removed a black

05 Apr 2013

Taxi thief grabs cab, ditches it on campus

An auto theft of a taxicab and car chase began and ended at SF State early Friday morning. A cab driver near campus left his cab unattended while he got

12 Mar 2013

Spike in crime at SF State area calls for heightened precaution

After a late night study session on campus, philosophy major Elizabeth Mathiasen was walking home around midnight when she noticed she was not alone. “I walked faster and even took

19 Feb 2013

Student vigilante tries to recover stolen phone

An SF State student was allegedly mugged tonight on 19th Ave. as she waited for her bus home, losing her Android phone to two thieves in the latest electronics theft

28 Jan 2013

UPDATE: Man dies of gunshot wound in Parkmerced

An unidentified man was shot and killed Monday, Jan. 28 around 5 p.m. near the corner of Font Boulevard and Chumasero Drive in Parkmerced. The San Francisco Police Department responded

14 Dec 2012

Campus crime update: A drug bust, bottle smashing and a false alarm

Where da weed at? A verbal altercation broke out at The Village at Centennial Square Dec. 6. Officers responded and approached the squabblers to abate the altercation. Upon further investigation,

04 Dec 2012

Campus crime update: Mall vandals, door sealers and drunken shenanigans

Let’s Go To The Mall…Today! There was a group of subjects that vandalized the Stonestown Galleria Dec. 1. When officers responded, the subjects were detained and told that the Stonestown

27 Nov 2012

Campus crime update: A bathroom bandit, a bookstore thief and a stolen vehicle

Urine? You’re out! Officers observed a women’s restroom window that someone had attempted to open in the Gymnasium Nov. 22. After some serious investigating, it was determined that access was

13 Nov 2012

Campus crime update: a lonely knife, a bridge troll and a fashionable car thief

Sharp Things Nov. 9 there was a report of a knife left unattended at the J. Paul Leonard Library. Officers responded and took possession of the knife and marked it

06 Nov 2012

Campus crime update: a cheaper transport, a crazed ex-boyfriend and a false ID

Medical Assistance Nov. 3 at Cox Stadium, officers responded to a report of a juvenile subject with a laceration on her head. Medics responded and treated the subject, who refused

30 Oct 2012

Campus crime update: shooting hoops, stolen tires and graffiti

Occupy the Basketball Courts Officers approached a subject shooting some sweet hoops after hours in the Gymnasium Oct. 26. The subject became argumentative when asked to leave and to supply

24 Oct 2012

Campus crime update: a damaged guitar, another restroom fire and a would-be purse snatcher

Third Degree Face Melts Officers received reports of a subject who damaged a guitar at the Cesar Chavez Student Center Oct. 19. When officers responded, the owner did not wish

23 Oct 2012

"Potty Pyro" arsonist at large on SF State campus

An arsonist has struck four times this semester, nearly matching the total number of arson-related incidents in the past four years. Four fires have been reported on campus since the

16 Oct 2012

Campus crime update: a shirtless adventure, underage drinking and a stolen backpack

No Shirts, No Shoes, No Facebook Officers received a call about a topless subject using a computer at the HSS Building Oct. 13. When confronted, the subject repeatedly gave incorrect

09 Oct 2012

Campus crime update: an active warrant, a feud and graffiti

Probation Violation Officers spotted a male subject sleeping in the Science Building Oct. 5. and determined that the subject had an active $1,000 warrant out from San Mateo County for

03 Oct 2012

Campus crime update: a cited skateboarder, a jaywalker and a litterbug

Skate, Die or Lie While on patrol Sept. 27, officers observed a skateboarder at Burk Lane. Officers made contact with the subject and he was cited. To make matters worse,

27 Sep 2012

Three cases of robbery reported at SF State

Three separate incidents of robbery were reported today at SF State, according to University police. Robbery suspect Kode Alan Smith was last seen in the area near the Cesar Chavez Center and

18 Sep 2012

Campus crime update: reckless party rocking, a missing phone and a security test

Driving Under the Influence of Party Rock On 19th Avenue, Sept. 14, officers conducted a traffic stop and determined a subject was driving under the influence around 3 a.m. While

11 Sep 2012

SF State students take precautions after burglaries at dorms

Leaving the door unlocked for just a few minutes during a quick errand is an easy thing to do. However, it’s not a smart decision. Two burglaries occurred Aug. 29 in

11 Sep 2012

Campus crime update: a collapsed lung, harassing text messages and a case of alcohol poisoning

Collapsed Lung Diagnosis Sometime in the wee hours between Sept. 5-6, a male SF State student was reported with a collapsed lung at the Student Health Services. Officers responded to

05 Sep 2012

CHP Officer Kenyon Youngstrom pronounced dead after shooting involving SF State graduate

Update (8:45 p.m.): CHP Officer Kenyon Youngstrom died from his injuries today at 6:05 p.m. at John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek, according to a press release from CHP

04 Sep 2012

Campus crime update: a stolen CD changer, a drunken scuffle and a burglary

Hide Your Keys, Hide Your Wives Between 8 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., a gentleman reported that his vehicle had been broken into at Lot 20 Aug. 29. The total reported

14 May 2012

Campus crime update: A convulsion, a seizure, a big fall and a dislocated collarbone

Officers assist convulsing student Officers, along with the San Francisco Fire Department, responded to a subject convulsing at the Towers at Centennial Square May 12 at 11 a.m. The subject

09 May 2012

Campus crime update: A Banksy imposter on campus, a Law and Order fantasy, a beer pong celebration gone awry

Exiting the Gift Shop, Entering the Campus Two incidents of graffiti vandalism were reported May 3 and 4. The first occurred between noon May 2 and 2:30 p.m. May 3