Jeff Adachi

San Francisco Hall of Justice (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Former SF Jail Inmates Allegedly Forced Into Gladiator-Style Fights File Claim Against City

Former jail inmates at San Francisco’s Hall of Justice have filed a claim against the city and county accusing deputies of forcing them to fight each other.

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Police sketch of a man sought for groping multiple women in the Nob Hill area. (San Francisco Police Dept.)

Man Identified By SF Police As ‘Nob Hill Groper’ Cleared After Work Records Prove Alibi

A man arrested and accused of being the so-called “Nob Hill Groper” in San Francisco was cleared of all charges it was determined he had been at work during times police said he was committing sexual assaults.

07/14/2015

San Francisco Hall of Justice (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Report Shows Racial Profiling, Unequal Treatment Of Blacks On San Francisco Streets, In Court System

In comparison to their white counterparts, black adults in San Francisco are much more likely to be arrested, booked into county jail and convicted, according to a racial and ethnic disparities report released Tuesday by the San Francisco Reentry Council.

06/23/2015

San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi (CBS)

San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi To Fire Deputy Allegedly In Charge Of Organizing Inmate Jail Fights

Sheriff’s Deputy Scott Neu was the alleged ringleader of the staged fights at County Jail, where inmates would be pitted against each other.

04/30/2015

Mirkarimi Press Conference

FBI Agrees To Investigate Allegations Of Forced Inmate Fighting At San Francisco Jail

The FBI has agreed to investigate allegations of forced inmate fighting in San Francisco’s jail at the request of San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi.

04/10/2015

San Francisco Hall of Justice (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Deputies Accused Of Forcing Inmates To Fight Each Other For Gambling, Entertainment

San Francisco Sheriff’s deputies have been organizing jail inmate fights and gambling on the outcomes, according to the city’s public defender.

03/26/2015

The San Francisco Police Department logo (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Text Message Probe Of SFPD Officers Widens; Public Defender Estimates 1,000 Cases To Be Reviewed

San Francisco’s Police Department is widening its probe into offensive text messages by its officers that included racist and homophobic slurs.

03/17/2015

Mark Andrus. (CBS)

Former Suspect In Suitcase Body Reportedly Dies Of Drug-Related Problems In San Francisco

A man was found dead just days after being released from police custody after being suspected in the death of a man whose body was found dismembered inside a suitcase in San Francisco.

02/08/2015

Image from a YouTube video shows San Francsico Deputy Public Defender Jami Tillotson being arrested by San Francisco Police Inspector Brian Stansbury on January 27, 2015 at the Hall of Justice. (SF Public Defender's Office)

San Francisco Deputy Public Defender Files Complaint Against Police Officers Following Arrest

The San Francisco public defender whose arrest last week at the Hall of Justice went viral after being posted on YouTube has now filed a complaint against the officers involved, the city’s Public Defender said.

02/05/2015

Image from a YouTube video shows San Francsico Deputy Public Defender Jami Tillotson being arrested by San Francisco Police Inspector Brian Stansbury on January 27, 2015 at the Hall of Justice. (SF Public Defender's Office)

San Francisco Deputy Public Defender Arrested For Intervening Between Police And Her Client

San Francisco’s public defender has released a video showing police arresting a deputy public defender outside a courtroom for intervening in an interaction between police and her client.

01/28/2015

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