Three retired judges will be working with San Francisco prosecutors to review roughly 3,000 criminal cases that have potentially been tainted by 14 San Francisco police officers who sent homophobic, racist and sexist text messages, District Attorney George Gascon announced Thursday.
The decision to not notify San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr for two years of racist and homophobic texts exchanged between several of his officers may end up preventing the chief from disciplining the officers involved.
Massive rallies were held in Oakland and San Francisco to demonstrate against police brutality as part of a national day of action calling to put a stop to police killings of unarmed minorities.
Clorox Apologizes After ‘Where’s The Bleach?’ Tweet About New Emoji Icons Is Deemed Racially Insensitive
Clorox is trying to clean up a mess on social media after a tweet the company made. The Oakland-based company joked about the new multi-cultural emoji icons, but many didn’t find it funny.
SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (CBS SF) — Being drunk, making jokes about bombs, and wearing offensive clothing, can all get you kicked off a plane, and as evidenced by a Southwest flight from SFO to Los Angeles International Monday night, you can also get kicked for what you say to fellow passengers.
8 of the 14 San Francisco police officers investigated for sending racist and homophobic text messages have been suspended with a recommendation for termination.
Michael Robinson, who spent more than 20 years on the force, retired on Wednesday.
1,000 Criminal Cases To Be Reviewed In Wake Of Racist, Homophobic Texts Sent Between San Francisco Cops
San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi estimates as many as 1,000 criminal cases will be reviewed following the racist and homophobic text messages allegedly sent by four San Francisco police officers.
4 Officers Investigated For Exchanging Racist, Homophobic Texts With Convicted SFPD Mission District Supervisor
The texts were part a petition filed by federal prosecutors in the case of former SFPD Sgt. Ian Furminger.
The national fraternity at the center of the Oklahoma University racist chant video has several large chapters in and around the Bay Area that have been investigated and disciplined for bad behavior in recent years.