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.
California Assembly Bill Would Expunge 8 Million Criminal ConvictionsAssemblyman Phil Ting joined San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón Thursday to announce state legislation he's introducing that would use technology to clear records for former convicts eligible under existing laws.
San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón Won't Seek Re-ElectionSan Francisco District Attorney George Gascón announced Tuesday he will not seek re-election in November 2019, citing his elderly mother's failing health.
Family Of Man Killed By SFPD Hold 24-Hour Vigil Outside DA's OfficeActivists and family members of Luis Gongora Pat hold 24-hour vigil and demand charges be filed against SFPD officers who fatally shot him.
San Francisco DA Seeks $1 Million For Fight Auto BurglariesSan Francisco's top prosecutor says he will seek $1 million to help curtail car break-ins in the city, which last year recorded more than 30,000 auto burglaries.
ICE To Target Undocumented Immigrants At California CourthousesThe feds laid out new guidelines for arresting undocumented immigrants and KPIX 5 has obtained the new directive from ICE.
San Francisco D.A. Defends Handling Of Kate Steinle Murder TrialSan Francisco's district attorney is defending the handling of a murder trial that ended with the acquittal of a Mexican man whose arrest set off a fierce national debate on immigration.
San Francisco Signs Immigrant Protection Memo With Mexican Consular GeneralThe Mexican Consul General and the San Francisco District Attorney signed a memo extending victim advocacy program for the undocumented.
Expert Panel Agrees California's Cash Bail System Is Arbitrary, Unfair To PoorCalifornia's "broken" cash bail system was the subject of a hearing in Oakland Tuesday called by state Assemblyman Rob Bonta, who said he is committed to reforming the system this year.
Blue-Ribbon Panel Finds SFPD Policies Lack Transparency, AccountabilityPreliminary findings from a blue-ribbon panel reviewing police practices and policies suggest the San Francisco Police Department lacks transparency and accountability in many areas.
Public Defender Asks DA To Hand Over SFPD Racist, Homophobic TextsFive SFPD officers accused of sending racist and homophobic text messages may have compromised hundreds of cases handled by the public defender's office due to the officers' alleged bias.
San Francisco DA, FBI Launch Task Force To Battle Public CorruptionSan Francisco prosecutors will join forces with the FBI in a task force to investigate public corruption, District Attorney George Gascon said Tuesday.
'Justice 4 Mario Woods' Supporters Plan Grand Opening March To Super Bowl CityProtesters demanding justice for Mario Woods are planning to march to the Saturday opening of Super Bowl City in San Francisco.
DA Claims Efforts To Investigate SFPD Being 'Stonewalled'District Attorney George Gascon has sent a scathing letter to Mayor Ed Lee, demanding he live up to his campaign promise of being committed to transparency within the San Francisco Police Department.
SF District Attorney Speaks Out Against Plan For New JailSan Francisco District Attorney George Gascon Tuesday spoke out against plans to build a new jail, saying the city should instead renovate existing jails and work to further reduce the number of inmates.