Police Misconduct

SFPD Putting Video Cameras On Plainclothes Cops To Counter Allegations Of MisconductSan Francisco police supervisors will soon be wearing video cameras on their chests in the wake of controversial drug raids.
Oakland Police Name-Covering Episode Prompts Suspension, DemotionAn 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.
Public Defender Levies More Misconduct Charges Against SFPDPublic 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.
Shadow Of Riders Corruption Case Still Looms Over Oakland PoliceThe 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.
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.
Another Video Released Showing Alleged SFPD MisconductThe San Francisco Police Department has come under fire again following the release of a video of possible police misconduct during a December drug bust.
San Francisco Mayor Lee Not Happy With Finalists Police Chief CandidatesSan Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is reportedly not happy with any of the top three candidates to become the new chief of police.
SFPD Chief Defends Officers' Actions In Videotaped Drug BustA 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.