Stories about Use of Force
Candidate platforms show how much the politics of the Democratic Party have moved to the left.
Legislation would set clear statewide standards for the use of deadly force.
SF POA, which has alienated even moderate SF politicians with its bullying and support for rogue cops, puts $100K into D4 and D6 campaigns
Why is a lawyer who used to work for the police union now representing the Police Commission on its negotiations with the police union?
Chant says "Gascon must go!" Who would replace him?
An obscure 1990 law, that passed with a lot of progressive support, forces the city into a very bad deal that lets the POA keep blocking reforms
As the candidates for mayor talk about police reform, we look back at what went wrong under the last administration
POA measure would override civilian oversight, force the city to spend millions on dangerous stun guns, and undermine the new Use of Force policies. Why isn't everyone at City Hall opposing this?
Mostly polite discussion still points to where the candidates will take opposing paths
They often don't work, when they do they can be deadly -- and they don't stop cops from shooting people