Tag Archives: Bill Scott

Chief Bill Scott and the police union are both bleeding from self-inflicted wounds

The union may find itself relegated to a political bit player. The chief may find himself out of a job. And the SFPD may continue to run on autopilot. The Sixth and Bryant headquarters of the San Francisco Police Officers Association is well-lit and airy, with high ceilings and parquet floors. It is every bit as sleek and elegant as...

The Hot Seat: Is Chief Bill Scott reforming the SFPD?

And with a position open in LA, will he stay long enough to find out? At a town hall meeting called to address a recent Mission District police shooting, Police Chief Bill Scott sat in the gym of Cesar Chavez Elementary, facing a crowd of more than 200 outraged community members. Another young man of color had been slain at...