Officers observed the suspect fare evade and attempted to make contact. The suspect, upon seeing the officers, attempted to walk away. The officers had to physically stop and detain the suspect to prevent him from leaving. The suspect was immediately non-compliant and argumentative. Officers attempted to deescalate the situation, but the suspect became more boisterous and refused to identify himself. A sergeant arrived on scene and attempted to reason with the suspect and get him to identify himself. The suspect was advised that if he refused to identify himself, he would be arrested. The suspect refused to identify himself, so the sergeant and officers attempted to place him under arrest. The suspect resisted the officers attempt to handcuff him. The suspect continued to resist the officers and eventually was taken to the ground. The sergeant and officers were eventually able to get the suspect handcuffed. During a search of the suspect incident to arrest, a small amount of contraband was located. There were no injuries to the suspect or the involved officers. The Watch Commander responded to conduct the use of force investigation. The suspect was booked into the SF Jail for possession of contraband and resisting arrest. The suspect was also cited for fare evasion.