Justice Dept. will launch review of San Francisco police procedures
San Francisco police. (AFP Photo/Justin Sullivan)

The U.S. Justice Department said on Monday it would launch a review of the San Francisco Police Department following requests from city officials and community members.

The review comes in the wake of the Dec. 2 killing of Mario Woods, 26, at the hands of San Francisco police.

(Reporting by Eric Beech and Julia Edwards; Editing by Eric Beech)