San Francisco Public Defender Calls For Release Of Jail Inmates With Heightened Risk Of CoronavirusThe San Francisco Public Defender's Office is calling for the immediate release of pre-trial jail inmates who are at heightened risk of contracting coronavirus.
Suspect In San Francisco Assault Outside Condo Building 'In Complete Compliance'The office of San Francisco’s public defender says the man arrested for allegedly attacking a woman outside her apartment building on Sunday has been in complete compliance with the conditions of his release.
Breed Appoints Manohar Raju As New Public Defender To Replace AdachiSan Francisco Mayor London Breed appointed Manohar "Mano" Raju as the city's new public defender to replace Jeff Adachi, who died last month.
Public Defender: San Francisco Jail Abuse Continues After Charges DroppedAfter charges were dropped earlier this month against a former and two current San Francisco sheriff’s deputies allegedly linked to a jailhouse “fight club,” Public Defender Jeff Adachi said Wednesday the jailhouse abuse continues.
San Francisco Tips Scales In Homicide Cases Delayed For YearsIt is not uncommon to see homicide cases delayed in going to trial, but in San Francisco, it appears that justice is getting delayed many more times than in other Bay Area counties.
San Francisco DA Will Not Retry Man In BART Police Battery CaseProsecutors in San Francisco Friday said they will not retry a man accused of battery on a police officer in a struggle with BART police that was captured on bystander video this summer.
BART Police Body Cam Video Shows Violent Arrest Of Suspect Later AcquittedNewly-released police body cam video shows a Bay Area Rapid Transit passenger scuffling with BART officers during an arrest.
Video Showing Alameda County Deputies Beating Man In SF Mission District Prompts InvestigationThe Alameda County Sheriff's Office has launched a formal investigation after the release of a video Friday night showing deputies beating a man with batons in San Francisco's Mission District.
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.
San Francisco Police Vote On New Contract To Keep Pay RaisesSan Francisco police officers are voting this week on a contract that would allow them to keep their pay raises but increase their pension contributions. The outcome could determine whether or not the city has a balanced budget.
Another Video Released Showing Alleged SFPD MisconductThe San Francisco Police Department has come under fire again following the release of a video of possible police misconduct during a December drug bust.
Ex-SF Mayoral Candidate Matt Gonzlalez Named Chief Public DefenderFormer San Francisco supervisor and mayoral candidate Matt Gonzalez is returning to public service today as chief attorney for the public defender’s office.
Some Bay Area Leaders Optimistic For Pension ReformSupporters of pension reform measures on next month's ballot in San Francisco and San Jose are encouraged by the latest developments out of Sacramento.