San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi announces to reporters he refuses to resign his post following an ultimatum by Mayor Ed Lee, March 20, 2012. (CBS)

Hearing Set For Suspended San Francisco Sheriff Mirkarimi

San Francisco’s ethics commission is scheduled to begin hearing testimony in the city’s misconduct case against Ross Mirkarimi, the suspended sheriff removed from his job after being charged with domestic violence.


Ross Mirkarimi

Judge Denies SF Sheriff’s Bid To Overturn Suspension

San Francisco Superior Judge Harold Kahn issued the tentative ruling Thursday and, after hearing from both Mirkarimi’s counsel and the city attorney’s office, said Friday that the matters raised by Mirkarimi’s counsel “can and should be addressed by the administrative procedure.”


Ed Lee

Lee Faces More Misconduct Allegations In SF Mayor’s Race

State Sen. and mayoral candidate Leland Yee on Tuesday accused interim Mayor Ed Lee of more misconduct. Lee’s campaign manager, Bill Barnes, strongly denied the accusations.


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DA Dropping Slew Of New Cases Amid SFPD Surveillance Scandal

District Attorney George Gascon Friday afternoon dropped 26 cases involving San Francisco police’s Mission Station.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–05/27/2011


Audit Critical Of State Agency That Investigates Teacher Misconduct

Independent state auditor Elaine Howell told the Sacramento Bee the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing is one of the “worst-run” state agencies in California.


An SFPD cruiser. (AP)

KCBS In Depth: Police Misconduct; Pension Reform

California’s only publicly elected public defender and his office provide legal representation for over 25,000 people that have been charged with a crime but cannot afford to private legal counsel.


An SFPD cruiser. (AP)

KCBS In Depth: Safety And Crime In San Francisco

An interview with acting San Francisco Police Chief Jeff Godown on the process of selecting a new chief and issues the department is facing in the coming year.


Public Defender Jeff Adachi said this drug bust on March 1st in San Francisco’s Outer Richmond neighborhood was mishandled by officers. (San Francisco Public Defender / YouTube)

Another SF Drug Case Dismissed After Video Surfaces

Public Defender Jeff Adachi Wednesday released to the public yet another videotape depicting officers allegedly mishandling a search and arrest.

CBS San Francisco–03/30/2011

Jeff Rosen (www.rosen4da.com)

Santa Clara District Attorney Unveils ‘Integrity Unit’

Perhaps the most egregious case of alleged prosecutorial misconduct involved a former prosecutor who has been suspended by the California State Bar Association for violating defendants’ rights.


Surveillance video of a drug bust conducted by San Francisco Police that may show misconduct. (CBS)

San Francisco Police Misconduct Probe Dooms 9 More Cases

A total of 68 drug and robbery cases in San Francisco have been dropped in light of a probe into allegations of police misconduct, a spokesman for the district attorney’s office said Tuesday.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–03/15/2011