S.F. Mayor Breed Swears In Suzy Loftus Interim District AttorneySan Francisco mayor London Breed swore Suzy Loftus in as interim DA during a ceremony Saturday morning at the district attorney's office. Loftus is a candidate in the upcoming election on Nov. 5.
San Francisco Prosecutors To Use AI To Reduce Racial Bias In Criminal Justice SystemIn a first-of-its kind experiment, San Francisco prosecutors are turning to artificial intelligence to reduce racial bias in the courts, adopting a system that strips certain identifying details from police reports and leaves only key facts to govern charging decisions.
SF Appeals Court Orders Uber To Comply With DA’s Subpoenas For On Drivers’ RecordsA state appeals court has ruled that Uber Technologies Inc. must comply with subpoenas by San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera for information on drivers' traffic violations.
DA: No Criminal Charges Filed Against PG&E For 2017 Wine Country WildfiresBeleaguered utility company PG&E will not face criminal charges related to the deadly wildfires that devastated Northern California's wine country in October 2017.
Botched Probe Forces DA To Drop Charges Against Deputies Accused Of Running Fight Club In SF JailThe investigation involving three sheriff's deputies accused of making inmates battle each other 'gladiator-style' was so botched, the San Francisco District Attorney is dropping all charges.
California Lawmakers Pass Bill To Erase Old Pot ConvictionsA bill requiring California prosecutors to erase or reduce thousands of marijuana criminal convictions was approved by the state Legislature on Wednesday and now awaits Gov. Jerry Brown's signature.
San Francisco DA's Office To Dismiss Thousands Of Pot ConvictionsThe San Francisco District Attorney's office announced Wednesday morning that thousands of pot convictions will be dismissed or reviewed in a push that comes now that recreational marijuana is legal.
SF Prosecutor Claims He Was Racially Profiled At SFOA San Francisco prosecutor wrote an op-ed in the New York Times about the time he was detained at San Francisco International Airport .
Contra Costa DA Resigns After No Contest Plea To Felony PerjuryContra Costa County District Attorney Mark Peterson resigned after being charged with 13 felony counts related to his admitted misuse of campaign funds.
CoCo County District Attorney To Pay $45K Fine For Misusing Campaign FundsContra Costa County’s top law enforcement official is facing penalties after illegally using campaign contributions for his own personal use, including travel, hotels, restaurants and movie tickets over a five-year period.
San Francisco DA To Use Support Dogs To Comfort Crime VictimsThe evidence is overwhelming that pets help comfort humans when they are in emotional distress. So the San Francisco DA's office is going to use support dogs to calm crime victims.