Police Misconduct

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

SFPD Putting Video Cameras On Plainclothes Cops To Counter Allegations Of Misconduct

San Francisco police supervisors will soon be wearing video cameras on their chests in the wake of controversial drug raids.


Police officers form a line to disperse the Occupy Oakland protesters who barricaded themselves on a street near the Oakland City Hall on November 3, 2011 in Oakland. (Kimihiro Hoshino/AFP/Getty Images)

Oakland Police Name-Covering Episode Prompts Suspension, Demotion

An Oakland police officer was suspended and his superior demoted for failing to report the blocking of his name badge with tape during an Occupy Oakland protest. The video was posted on YouTube.


Surveillance footage shows alleged misconduct by the San Francisco Police Department in the Richmond District on August 16, 2011. (YouTube.com/sfpublicdefender)

Public Defender Levies More Misconduct Charges Against SFPD

Public Defender Jeff Adachi has once again brought misconduct charges against the San Francisco Police Department, claiming officers stole from suspects and lied on police reports.


An Oakland Police patrol car. (CBS)

Shadow Of Riders Corruption Case Still Looms Over Oakland Police

The Oakland Police Department is facing new scrutiny, as a San Francisco federal judge has questions about police misconduct, nearly a decade after the Riders Case.


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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

Surveillance video image of a drug bust at Jefferson Hotel by San Francisco Police on December 30, 2010 that may show misconduct. (SF Public Defender/YouTube)

Another Video Released Showing Alleged SFPD Misconduct

The San Francisco Police Department has come under fire again following the release of a video of possible police misconduct during a December drug bust.


Interim San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee

San Francisco Mayor Lee Not Happy With Finalists Police Chief Candidates

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is reportedly not happy with any of the top three candidates to become the new chief of police.


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)

SFPD Chief Defends Officers’ Actions In Videotaped Drug Bust

A combative SFPD Chief Jeff Godown came out swinging at the city’s public defender Thursday, defending his officers against allegations of police misconduct in drug cases.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–03/31/2011