Saturday, March 6, 2021

Tag: Use of Force

Exposing the toxic crisis at Treasure Island

Plus: Will the Police Commission finally pass reforms -- and will it matter? That's The Agenda for Feb. 8-14

Jamaica Hampton allies call for mercy

Should a man shot and permanently disabled by cops also be facing criminal charges?

DA Boudin: ‘We don’t see jail or prison as the only or basic response to crime’

An exclusive interview with the district attorney after a year in what has been an immensely challenging job.

Supes panel declines to reject police contract

Deal that committee members agree is deeply flawed will move forward to full board.

Major police reform item at supes committee Thursday

Should the city give raises to the POA without any new accountability?

Supes committee votes to slash police budget by $30 million

The Board of Supes Budget and Appropriations Committee has approved roughly $30 million in additional cuts to the police budget – less than some wanted, but still an unprecedented...

Supes call for major cuts in police budget

The Board of Supes Budget and Appropriations Committee moved toward some significant cuts for the Police Department today, with the chair, Sup. Sandra Lee Fewer, proposing that the next...

A quiet, sweetheart deal for the cops

The Board of Supes will meet in closed session Tuesday/18 to discuss negotiations with city employee unions, and one of the issues on the table is a deal the...

Supes consider major changes in business taxes

The Board of Supes Budget and Finance Committee will consider Thursday/16 a series of tax measures that could raise more than $100 million for the city and change the...

Labor unions join call to defund the police

A group of about 150 demonstrators representing several Bay Area labor unions gathered outside the Oakland Police Officers Association headquarters on Wednesday, endorsing calls to defund the police and...