The Department of Police Accountability has found that five officers who shot and killed Mario Woods in December 2015 all used “unnecessary force” — but ultimately concluded that the officers […]
With the backdrop of a country in flames over the issue of police brutality and San Francisco’s own slow progress in implementing reform, the Rules Committee of the Board of […]
Good Morning, Mission! Welcome to Virus Village, your daily Covid-19 data dump. UCSF returned to Covid Grand Rounds yesterday with Drs. Rutherford and Gandhi leading the way. For those who […]
In the year since 22-year-old Sean Monterrosa was shot and killed by Vallejo police while kneeling and raising his hands, not a lot has changed, but it is clear that […]
Join us for our free public platica, 50 years of Defending Black and Brown Youth, from Los Siete to Alex Nieto, Luis Góngora Pat and Mario Woods. A night of […]
In an unprecedented move, San Francisco Police Chief Bill Scott apologized profusely for the department’s May 7 shooting of an unarmed car burglary suspect in SoMa, saying it was accidental and, […]
The rookie San Francisco Police officer who shot and killed unarmed fleeing carjacking suspect Kieta O’Neil in Bayview-Hunters Point in December 2017 has been charged with manslaughter and other criminal […]
An SF judge delayed the prosecution of an SFPD officer involved in a fatal shooting. Some say it was a defense tactic to hope for a successful recall and a new, less aggressive district attorney.
Former San Francisco Supervisor Malia Cohen cleared her first hurdle to becoming a San Francisco Police Commissioner on Monday, as the supes’ Rules Committee lauded her record on police reform […]
Supervisor Shamann Walton says he’d like to see at least $25M redirected from police to black community causes One hesitates to use seismic analogies in San Francisco of all places, […]
A Celebration & Rememberance of Mario Woods with Mac Mall, Cellski, Equipto, Abby Imperial, Alia Sharieff, Amani Jade, Argonaut, Gina Madrid, OHMi, Monk HTS, Ras Ceylon & Rich Iyala $15 […]
A federal judge has given the San Francisco District Attorney’s office a two-month deadline to decide whether to file criminal charges against the officers involved in the 2017 shooting of a mentally disabled man on his porch.
The San Francisco Police officers who shot dead homeless immigrant Luis Gongora Pat in April 2016 may receive — at most — weeks of discipline for escalating the situation that ultimately led to Gongora Pat’s death.
Chesa Boudin, a former deputy public defender whose life story of having to visit his parents in prison for much of his life made him a criminal justice reform icon, […]
Every speaker at a Tuesday night panel on San Francisco police reform and accountability agreed: Police conduct, policy, accountability, discpline and oversight all need improvement. But the panel offered only […]