San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi expressed disappointment Wednesday with the grand jury’s decision declining to indict Ferguson officer Darren Wilson for the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed 18-year-old.
The San Francisco Police Officers Association has scheduled a series of fundraisers to pay for the legal defense of several officers facing federal charges for alleged civil rights violations. A raffle with some high-priced prizes is among the events planned.
Five San Francisco police officers and one former officer have been indicted on charges of civil rights violations related to alleged illegal searches and theft of property seized from people arrested, federal prosecutors announced Thursday.
San Francisco police supervisors will soon be wearing video cameras on their chests in the wake of controversial drug raids.
One month after being reinstated, San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi is accusing his political opponents of instigating recall efforts against him. Mirkarimi said critics are intentionally misstating the role he plays in his department’s domestic violence programs.
San Francisco’s Public Defender is raising concerns about condoms being used as evidence in prostitution cases and wonders if sex workers are practicing safe sex.
SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) – A conflict of interest prevents the San Francisco Public Defender’s Office from representing the man accused of killing five people at a home near City College of San Francisco, a judge […]
San Francisco’s public defender has filed the first motion connected to what he claims are hundreds of tainted DUI convictions.
Hundreds, or even thousands, of drunk driving convictions could be overturned because the San Francisco Police Department has not tested its breathalyzers, officials said Monday.
A 63-year-old man accused of fatally stabbing another man at a homeless shelter in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood last week pleaded not guilty to murder charges Tuesday.