Unsealed Warrants Show SFPD, Judges Had Evidence Of Journalist's ProfessionOfficials with the First Amendment Coalition said on Tuesday that unsealed search warrants used by police to search the office and home of freelance journalist Bryan Carmody showed a "massive failure" on behalf of police and the city's judicial system.
New Evidence In Case Of SFPD Raid On Journalist Questions Search WarrantNewly unsealed documents reveal that in seeking court approval for a search warrant, SFPD didn't tell the judge it was a case involving a freelance journalist.
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
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.
Jeff Adachi Receives Posthumous Award For Work As Public DefenderSan Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi, who died suddenly earlier this year, has been posthumously awarded a prestigious national racial justice award, the Public Defender's Office announced Monday.
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.
SFPD Apologizes For Leaks During Investigation Of Jeff Adachi's Death"On behalf of Chief Scott and the police department ... we apologize to the Adachi family for that report being released," an SFPD commander said on Thursday.
Coroner: Public Defender Jeff Adachi Killed By Lethal Mix Of Cocaine, AlcoholSan Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi, who passed away suddenly last month, appears to have died from a mix of alcohol consumption and cocaine, according to the coroner's office.