Stories about Chief Bill Scott

Which side of the ‘house divided’ are you on?

San Franciscans have seen years of police shootings, brutality -- and no accountability. So yes, people are angry.

Breed orders repeated homeless sweeps, text messages show

Mayor contacts police chief almost daily to demand that homeless be rousted; 'Find these people someplace to go!'

Slowing coronavirus spread in the jails

Fewer arrests, early release could be critical public-health measures.

More details emerge in Mission police shooting

Video raises questions about whether officers tried to de-escalate before firing seven shots at Jamaica Hampton

SF cops, judge knew search warrant subject was a reporter

More details in leaks of Adachi death records show increased evidence that the city violated the state's Shield Law.

Judges agree to quash search warrants in Adachi leak case

Almost every search of a journalist's home, office, and phone has now been declared illegal.

Judge ducks decision on search warrants for local reporter

Is the attorney general involved? What is SFPD's role? Judge Victor Hwang just makes the case more confusing.

The political intrigue over the Adachi leak continues

What did the [chief, mayor, sergeant, judges] know and when did they know it? And how can the police union even begin to talk about apologies and integrity?

Police chief gives up control of Adachi leak investigation

Mayor orders outside review as Chief Scott admits that the raid on a journalist's house may have been improper.

Under fire, SF cops announce criminal investigation of reporter

Chief Scott, in a highly unusual move, says his department is looking into conspiracy charges against a journalist who was given a leaked document about the death of Public Defender Jeff Adachi.