San Francisco Public Defender Begins Study Of ‘Unconscious Bias’ In Arrests, Judgments For Minorities
San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi wants to pull the curtain back on racial disparity in the justice system to determine how much race plays a part in arrests, charging and sentencing by launching an ambitious study that will examine a decade’s worth of cases.
A 32-year-old man was arrested Friday for allegedly masturbating in front of teenage girls on two separate occasions and may be connected with a third similar incident
Authorities in Central California have captured a fifth man who escaped a correctional facility.
According to one report, as yet unconfirmed, five inmates have escaped from Madera County Department of Corrections in the Central Valley.
The court said Matthew Miller tore up his tourist visa at Pyongyang’s airport upon arrival on April 10 and admitted to having the “wild ambition” of experiencing prison life so that he could secretly investigate North Korea’s human rights situation.
A 26-year-old South Carolina man was arrested on suspicion of vandalizing the Indonesian Consulate in San Francisco early Tuesday morning.
A Walnut Creek police officer was arrested after allegedly donning a mask and beating a woman with a bat in Richmond earlier this month.
A burglary suspect in Richmond was locked up twice early Monday morning when a homeowner allegedly saw him breaking into a tool shed and trapped him inside until police arrived to arrest him.
San Jose police have arrested a 22-year-old man who allegedly fled the scene of a fiery rollover accident that injured 10 people in eight vehicles Sunday night in east San Jose.
A woman who was arrested twice last week after sneaking onto a flight from San Jose to Los Angeles and then returning to Los Angeles International Airport days later has been sentenced to nearly six months in jail, a city attorney’s office spokesman said Wednesday.