San Francisco Public Defender

Police sketch of a man sought for groping multiple women in the Nob Hill area. (San Francisco Police Dept.)

Man Identified By SF Police As ‘Nob Hill Groper’ Cleared After Work Records Prove Alibi

A 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.

07/14/2015

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San Francisco Police Vote On New Contract To Keep Pay Raises

San 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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/08/2011

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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/11/2011

Matt Gonzalez seen during his time as running mate of Independent presidential candidate Ralph Nader in 2008 (Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Ex-SF Mayoral Candidate Matt Gonzlalez Named Chief Public Defender

Former San Francisco supervisor and mayoral candidate Matt Gonzalez is returning to public service today as chief attorney for the public defender’s office.

CBS San Francisco–02/22/2011

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Some Bay Area Leaders Optimistic For Pension Reform

Supporters of pension reform measures on next month’s ballot in San Francisco and San Jose are encouraged by the latest developments out of Sacramento.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–10/09/2010