City Challenges Decision Allowing SFPD Texting Scandal Officers To Keep JobsSan Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera said Tuesday he will appeal a court ruling that found the city’s Police Department could not fire officers who traded racist, homophobic texts because the department waited too long to act.
Racist, Anti-Chinese Messages Tagged On San Francisco BuildingsThe San Francisco police department said they are investigating a spate of racist, anti-Chinese graffiti appearing in the Portola neighborhood as a hate crime.
Twitch Founder's San Francisco Home Targeted With Racist Slur; Suspect Caught On CameraTwitch founder Justin Kan was the apparent victim of a hate crime when a man was caught on surveillance camera footage tagging a racist slur on the garage door of his San Francisco home.
Retired Judges To Join Task Force Probing Racist, Homophobic Text Messages By SF Police OfficersThree 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.
Delayed Reporting Of Racist, Homophobic SFPD Text Messages Could Jeopardize FiringsThe 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.
Demonstrators In Oakland And SF Participate in Shutdowns, Day Of Action Against Police BrutalityMassive 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 InsensitiveClorox 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.
'Racist,' Foul-Mouthed Passenger Booted From Southwest Flight From SFOSAN 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.
San Francisco Police Officers Suspended Over Racist, Homophobic Texts; Firings Recommended8 of the 14 San Francisco police officers investigated for sending racist and homophobic text messages have been suspended with a recommendation for termination.
San Francisco Police Officer Involved In Racist, Homophobic Text Scandal ResignsMichael 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 CopsSan 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 SupervisorThe texts were part a petition filed by federal prosecutors in the case of former SFPD Sgt. Ian Furminger.