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.
Former SF Jail Inmates Allegedly Forced Into Gladiator-Style Fights File Claim Against CityFormer jail inmates at San Francisco’s Hall of Justice have filed a claim against the city and county accusing deputies of forcing them to fight each other.
Man Identified By SF Police As 'Nob Hill Groper' Cleared After Work Records Prove AlibiA 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.
Report Shows Racial Profiling, Unequal Treatment Of Blacks On San Francisco Streets, In Court SystemIn comparison to their white counterparts, black adults in San Francisco are much more likely to be arrested, booked into county jail and convicted, according to a racial and ethnic disparities report released Tuesday by the San Francisco Reentry Council.
San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi To Fire Deputy Allegedly In Charge Of Organizing Inmate Jail FightsSheriff's Deputy Scott Neu was the alleged ringleader of the staged fights at County Jail, where inmates would be pitted against each other.
FBI Agrees To Investigate Allegations Of Forced Inmate Fighting At San Francisco JailThe FBI has agreed to investigate allegations of forced inmate fighting in San Francisco's jail at the request of San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi.
San Francisco Deputies Accused Of Forcing Inmates To Fight Each Other For Gambling, EntertainmentSan Francisco Sheriff’s deputies have been organizing jail inmate fights and gambling on the outcomes, according to the city's public defender.
Text Message Probe Of SFPD Officers Widens; Public Defender Estimates 1,000 Cases To Be ReviewedSan Francisco's Police Department is widening its probe into offensive text messages by its officers that included racist and homophobic slurs.
Former Suspect In Suitcase Body Reportedly Dies Of Drug-Related Problems In San FranciscoA man was found dead just days after being released from police custody after being suspected in the death of a man whose body was found dismembered inside a suitcase in San Francisco.
San Francisco Deputy Public Defender Files Complaint Against Police Officers Following ArrestThe San Francisco public defender whose arrest last week at the Hall of Justice went viral after being posted on YouTube has now filed a complaint against the officers involved, the city's Public Defender said.
San Francisco Deputy Public Defender Arrested For Intervening Between Police And Her ClientSan Francisco's public defender has released a video showing police arresting a deputy public defender outside a courtroom for intervening in an interaction between police and her client.
Charges Dropped Against Teen In Stabbing Death After Video Reveals New Knife-Wielding SuspectHomicide charges were dropped Tuesday by the San Francisco District Attorney's Office against a teenage boy who had been accused of fatally stabbing a 14-year-old boy in the city's Mission District last September.
San Francisco Police Officer Convicted Of Civil Rights Violations, Illegal Searches, Falsifying ReportsOne San Francisco police officer was convicted and a second officer was acquitted in federal court Thursday of conspiring to enter and search residential hotel rooms without a warrant during drug investigations.
San Francisco’s Public Defender Explains Racial Disparities In The City’s Criminal Justice SystemSan Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi explains racial disparities in the city's criminal justice system and what is being done on a local level to address the issue.
San Francisco’s Public Defender Claims Wrong Teen In Jail For MurderPublic Defender Jeff Adachi released a video Monday that he claims clears the accused killer of a popular 14-year-old football player and that the wrong teenager is in jail for murder.