The U.S. Department of Justice is beginning a review of the San Francisco Police Department, which recently came under fire for the shooting of a young black man and for a separate incident in which officers sent homophobic and racist text messages.
Representatives from the department will announce the details of the review Monday afternoon. A spokeswoman for the department would not say Sunday what the investigation would focus on.
In December, San Francisco police officers shot and killed a 26-year-old black man who was armed with a knife.
The killing of Mario Woods was captured on cellphone video and has stirred protests in the city. On Saturday, hundreds...