Stories about Law Enforcement

DACA decision offers no real protection, rights groups warn

Supreme Court upholds Dreamers program for now, but most undocumented immigrants remain at risk.

The plutonium of Artificial Intelligence could be coming to a city near you

Facial recognition technology is a frightening threat to our civil liberties -- and government and corporations are starting to use it without adequate controls.

Major police reforms on the agenda for SF supes

Ban on tear gas, shifting funds -- and possibly disarming some officers.

Big money from the cops is becoming politically toxic

A way to remove obstacles to reform -- plus a move in SF to start to "defund" the SFPD.

From Angelou to Zinn: An anti-racism resource guide

Looking to sharpen your knowledge or inform your neighbors? This list by Victoria Lynn Alexander covers everything from donation funds to deep reading.

Sharply divided board allows curfew to continue — for now

6-5 vote keeps crackdown in place until Thursday; ACLU denounces 'moving toward a police state.'

Lawsuit seeks to reduce ICE detention during pandemic

Horrific conditions at immigration detention centers put inmates at high risk.

In COVID crisis, judges decide to keep more people in jail

New rules approved in a hurried Saturday Judicial Council meeting mean longer waits behind bars for people who are not convicted of a crime.

SF cops keep telling homeless people to move

'Move along' orders continue in spite of health emergency

Fighting homeless sweeps at City Hall

Data shows the current response isn't working; advocates are demanding a change.