Search Warrant Reveals SFPD Sought to Monitor Journalist's Phone Before RaidSan Francisco police allegedly monitored a journalist's phone calls in the weeks before they raided his home and office on May 10 to investigate a leaked police report, according to documents released Friday.
San Francisco Police Commission Supports Embattled Chief William Scott
Police Union Calls for SFPD Chief to Resign After Apology for Raid on JournalistAccusing police chief William Scott of a "pathetic ... display of self-preservation," the head of the police officers' association Saturday called for Scott to resign after the chief apologized Friday for an SFPD raid on a journalist's home.
San Francisco Police Chief Admits Mistakes In Raid On Freelance Journalist's HomeSFPD Chief William Scott on Friday apologized for a raid on a freelance journalist's home which sparked national criticism.
SFPD To Return Property Seized From Reporter In Adachi Leak InvestigationA journalist whose San Francisco home and office were raided earlier this month as police investigated a leaked police report will be getting back his property that was taken in the raid, an attorney for the Police Department said Tuesday in court.
SF Police Chief 'Confident' That Raid At Journalist's Home, Office Was LegalSF Police Chief William Scott said he was confident that a search warrant issued at the home and office of a freelance journalist last week was legal and in compliance with the Shield Law.
California Journalists Condemn Police Raid of Reporter Investigating Adachi's DeathFreelance reporter Bryan Carmody said police and FBI raided his home, keeping him handcuffed, as they tried to find information identifying the source who provided him with a copy of a police report on the death of Jeff Adachi.