Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Tag: Chief Bill Scott

More details emerge in Mission police shooting

We learned a lot more Tuesday night about the shooting of Jamaica Hampton – and it was, at best, disturbing. Chief Bill Scott released at a town hall meeting a...

SF cops, judge knew search warrant subject was a reporter

Newly unsealed court documents show the San Francisco Police Department Internal Affairs officers investigating departmental leaks were aware the target of a search warrant was a working journalist when...

Judges agree to quash search warrants in Adachi leak case

In a marathon of court hearings following months of delays, three different San Francisco Superior Court judges ruled Friday to quash and unseal three search warrants executed against a...

Judge ducks decision on search warrants for local reporter

Two months after emergency motions were filed in court to quash and unseal search warrants executed against Bay Area journalist Bryan Carmody, a judge finally heard arguments in court...

The political intrigue over the Adachi leak continues

The political intrigue around the San Francisco Police Department, its union, and the leak of the Jeff Adachi files continues, and gets more convoluted by the day. The latest is...

Police chief gives up control of Adachi leak investigation

Mayor London Breed has ordered SF Police Chief Bill Scott to relinquish control of the investigation into the release of a police report on the death of Jeff Adachi. In...

Under fire, SF cops announce criminal investigation of reporter

In a highly unusual move, SF Police Chief Bill Scott said today that the freelance journalist whose house was raided 11 days ago is a criminal suspect in an...

Tenant representation and spy technology

The Board of Supes Rules Committee will consider Monday/15 two items with both immediate and long-term policy and political significance – Mayor Breed’s latest appointment to the Rent Board...

The new POA leader: Same as the old boss

The Police Officers Association, which has been the largest obstacle to reforming the department, appears to be in a bit of turmoil as the head of the union just...

Police Commission approves Tasers

Despite a strong plea from its president, who asked that the city’s new use-of-force policies be given a chance to work, the SF Police Commission vote 4-3 last night...