Stories about SFPD

Homeless people — in cages

A poverty scholars national tour finds people locked up in St. Petersburg.

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

Settlement ends the horror story that was the Jamal Trulove case -- but none of the people charged with putting an innocent man in jail has faced any discipline. Plus: The right sign for the Harvey Milk Terminal and report that shows where the real housing crisis is. That's The Agenda for March 18-24

Solidarity with Anchor Steam workers …

... and homeless people who are losing their shelter to the cops in the rain. That's The Agenda for March 4-10.

Police commission defies Sunshine Task Force and refuses new vote on Tasers

Open-government watchdog says that vote to approve stun guns was illegal -- but the mayoral appointees on the commission dismissed that argument and want to move forward with arming cops with a new dangerous weapon.
Jeff Adachi

The local TV news coverage of Jeff Adachi’s death is a disgrace

Plus: Letting developers drive Port land use decisions, cracking down on vacant storefronts, and telling the cops not to interrogate minors ... that's The Agenda for Feb. 25- March 3.

Public Defender Jeff Adachi dies

A fierce advocate, a brilliant lawyer, he built the PD's Office into one of the best in the country. Now the mayor will name a replacement, potentially putting the agency and its critical work at risk.

Police-reform advocates push Assembly bill to restrict shootings

Legislation would set clear statewide standards for the use of deadly force.

A progressive candidate files for DA, opening up the 2019 race

Chesa Boudin, a deputy public defender whose life has been shaped by the criminal justice system, offers a new perspective in a campaign dominated by tough-on-crime candidates.

The new supes, a public bank, police secrecy …

... and a pricey inauguration for a governor who has no apparent concept of the problem of economic inequality. That's The Agenda for Jan. 7-13.

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

Eight security cameras quietly installed at Alvord Lake, leading to privacy and policy issues.