Stories about SF Police

Police union opposes Black Lives Matter posters

The San Francisco Police Commission wants to put Black Lives Matter posters in every police station. Chief Bill Scott supports the idea. Officers for Justice, which represents Black officers,...

Grassroots uprising calls for defunding police

The grassroots movement to defund the SF police has made its presence felt this week as hundreds of callers have flooded two supes committee meetings demanding that law-enforcement budgets...

Homeless sweeps come back to the Tenderloin

“They came by and took our tents, said we had to go and not come back or we would be arrested -- you know a sweep" said Johnell, 48, a...

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

This morning I made the dire mistake of reading twitter comments on a San Francisco Chronicle report of protesters at SF Mayor London Breed's house. The tenor was "These...

The Agenda: Why isn’t the Police Commission meeting?

Two members of the SF Police Commission are asking Mayor London Breed to allow the panel to start meeting again – and it’s past due. The mayor’s Shelter-in-Place order bars...

When Jerry Brown sounds like Donald Trump

Scott Shafer’s conversations with former Gov. Jerry Brown are running as a series on KQED, and the section on his work in Oakland, which aired Sunday afternoon, makes very...

DA deal? D5 money … and will an 11-year EIR ever die?

There are really only two questions for George Gascon at this point: Did he cut a deal with the mayor (and everyone knows Gascon is not close to London...

Deputy Sheriffs Association resorts to bizarre Red Scare tactics in DA race

The role of law enforcement in the district attorney’s race has become a political issue as the SF Police Officers Association endorsed, then unendorsed, Leif Dautch – and the...

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...