San Francisco Police Department California
Last updated: about 1 year ago
In a federal civil lawsuit filed Friday lawyers for Amilcar Pérez-López said they have an autopsy, three eyewitnesses and post-shooting photographs that show police shot the 20-year-old Guatemalan in the back as he fled from the plainclothes officers.
A press conference held to mark the filing of the suit revealed more inconsistencies in the accounts of the February 26 shooting.
The SFPD account given by Chief Greg Suhr, stating officers Craig Tiffe and Eric Reboli fired in self-defense as Pérez-López brandished a knife toward them, “is a lie,” said Arnoldo Casillas of the Casillas, Moreno & Associates law firm.
April 2016 Lawsuit filed and two more witnesses found
January 2018 Settlement agreement reached
Community and Family Efforts
March 2016 Protest
May 25, 2016 Justice Summit Police use of force
May 2016 Seventh vigil for Amilcar
San Francisco’s police oversight body will investigate all police shootings under a ballot measure passed by voters Tuesday.
Proposition D, which needed majority approval to pass and received 80 percent in support as of press time, ensures all police shooting incidents will be investigated by the Office of Citizen Complaints.
https://ww2.kqed.org/news/2018/01/22/s-f-to-settle-case-of-amilcar-perez-lopez-man-police-killed-with-six-shots-from-behind/ added Jan 24, 2018
https://missionlocal.org/2017/04/perez-lopez-and-the-sf-way-of-investigation/ added Apr 18, 2017
http://www.sfexaminer.com/sfpd-watchdog-agency-required-investigate-police-shootings-prop-d/ added Jun 20, 2016
https://www.facebook.com/groups/230409604013458/permalink/277316862656065/ added May 25, 2016
https://www.aclunc.org/news/after-sfpd-chiefs-resignation-its-time-san-francisco-reaffirm-black-lives-matter added May 25, 2016
https://www.facebook.com/adrienne.fong.7/posts/10153442596721831 added May 24, 2016
http://www.sfexaminer.com/awaiting-justice-amilcar/ added May 20, 2016
http://sfist.com/2016/04/26/witnesses_police_shot_amilcar_perez.php added May 03, 2016
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vRghNggMY5k added Apr 12, 2016
http://www.sfgate.com/crime/article/Supporters-of-man-killed-by-S-F-police-6121069.php added Mar 23, 2016
http://www.ktvu.com/news/4314665-story added Mar 23, 2016
https://www.facebook.com/KilledByPolice/posts/996914410336696 added Mar 23, 2016
http://missionlocal.org/2015/04/lawyers-say-police-shot-21-year-old-in-the-back/ added Mar 23, 2016