San Francisco Public Defender

Man Identified By SF Police As 'Nob Hill Groper' Cleared After Work Records Prove AlibiA man arrested and accused of being the so-called "Nob Hill Groper" in San Francisco was cleared of all charges it was determined he had been at work during times police said he was committing sexual assaults.
San Francisco Police Vote On New Contract To Keep Pay RaisesSan Francisco police officers are voting this week on a contract that would allow them to keep their pay raises but increase their pension contributions. The outcome could determine whether or not the city has a balanced budget.
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.
Ex-SF Mayoral Candidate Matt Gonzlalez Named Chief Public DefenderFormer San Francisco supervisor and mayoral candidate Matt Gonzalez is returning to public service today as chief attorney for the public defender’s office.
Some Bay Area Leaders Optimistic For Pension ReformSupporters of pension reform measures on next month's ballot in San Francisco and San Jose are encouraged by the latest developments out of Sacramento.