Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Tag: San Francisco Police Department

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...

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...

Court to hear arguments on police raid of reporters house

The fate of the property of journalist Bryan Carmody – and the role of the local courts in allowing a clearly illegal search warrant that is an assault on...

SF to pay $13.1 million to man who was framed by cops

The Board of Supes is set to approve Tuesday/19 a $13.1 million settlement of a lawsuit filed by a young man who, a jury found, was framed by the SFPD...

Will the state Democratic Party support public power?

The collapse of Pacific Gas and Electric Company is leading to serious efforts on both the statewide and the local level to replace the failed private utility with public-power...

The spy cameras you didn’t know about in Golden Gate Park

Just inside Golden Gate Park, not far from where Haight Street dead-ends at Stanyan, Alvord Lake offers a quiet, shady spot to relax, walk your dog or watch the...

Special Report: Ed Lee’s police legacy

Editor’s note: As the candidates for mayor discuss law enforcement, police accountability, and the future of the SFPD, it’s worth looking back at how the last mayor handled those...

Progressive debate offers a bit of candidate clarity

What a difference two weeks and a different venue makes. The three leading candidates for mayor all said they supported, more or less, Sen. Scott Wiener’s housing bill that would...

Zarate prosecution witness blasted for role in earlier murder trial

A key witness in the prosecution of Jose Ines Garcia Zarate gave testimony in a prior case that an expert alleges was not only inaccurate but possibly improper. John Evans,...

Steinle killing was an accident, defense witness suggests

The bullet that killed Kate Steinle was probably fired from someone in a sitting position leaning forward, a defense firearms expert testified today in the Zarate Trial. Although the judge...