Saturday, October 24, 2020

Tag: Alex Nieto

The open, festering wound of injustice

Yesterday I was called by the SF Human Rights Commission to receive an award on behalf of the UCSF Do No Harm Coalition for the work we are doing...

SFPD manages not to kill armed suspect

The very good news is that the man who created a four-hour standoff with police in the Tenderloin this afternoon is not dead. That, even the chief of police appears...

Luis Gongora Shooting: Family files lawsuit alleging excessive force

Editor's note:This post contains graphic images On Friday, attorneys from John L. Burris Law presented evidence  regarding  the fatal shooting of Luis Góngora by San Francisco Police Department Officer Sgt....
San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi

A heated battle over tasers in San Francisco

The annual San Francisco Public Defender's Justice Summit Wednesday focused on the police department's use of force policy -- and the potential introduction of Tasers to the San Francisco...

The Agenda, May 16-22: Big, ugly luxury housing projects in the Mission and the Tenderloin….

The local news media made a big deal of the legal thrashing that Federal Judge Charles Breyer gave to an SF police officer who, the judge said, lied on...
Protestors and police face off

SFPD’s Rap Sheet: More than 25 scandals since 2015

Most of the anger directed at the San Francisco police department, and the calls to fire Chief Greg Suhr, involves the four recent shootings of young men of color...

The Frisco 5 are back: ‘This is a community-driven fight and we will keep fighting’

In their first appearance since they were taken to the hospital on Friday, May 6th, the Frisco 5 – except Maria Cristina Gutierrez – spoke to media and supporters...

Protestors Picket City Hall in Support of Frisco 5

This post is part of our special coverage on the #hungerforjusticesf. Five San Francisco residents were on hunger strike outside Mission Police Station for 17 days, demanding that Mayor...

Day XIII: Ed Lee hides as 700 protesters march to City Hall

This post is part of our special coverage on the #hungerforjusticesf. Five San Francisco residents are on hunger strike outside Mission Police Station, demanding that Mayor Ed Lee fire...

Day X of Hunger Strike: “On Tuesday We March to City Hall”

This post is part of our special coverage on the #hungerforjusticesf. Five San Francisco residents are on hunger strike outside Mission Police Station, demanding that Mayor Ed Lee fire...