Jeff Adachi

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

Rashawn Williams

Charges Dropped Against Teen In Stabbing Death After Video Reveals New Knife-Wielding Suspect

Homicide charges were dropped Tuesday by the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office against a teenage boy who had been accused of fatally stabbing a 14-year-old boy in the city’s Mission District last September.

01/27/2015

Image from surveillance video shows plainclothes San Francisco Police Officers entering a room at the Henry Hotel on December 23, 2010. (SF Public Defender's Office)

San Francisco Police Officer Convicted Of Civil Rights Violations, Illegal Searches, Falsifying Reports

One San Francisco police officer was convicted and a second officer was acquitted in federal court Thursday of conspiring to enter and search residential hotel rooms without a warrant during drug investigations.

01/22/2015

San Francisco County Jail. (CBS)

San Francisco’s Public Defender Explains Racial Disparities In The City’s Criminal Justice System

San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi explains racial disparities in the city’s criminal justice system and what is being done on a local level to address the issue.

01/19/2015

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