Look what a bunch of lawbreakers bought for you, San Francisco.
District Attorney George Gascón’s neighborhood courts system is putting the fines paid by people who commit low-level crimes in The City toward public safety projects. Read More
Once upon a crime in San Francisco, an underage college student caught shoplifting a bottle of vodka from a liquor store ended up in the same courtroom with much more hardened criminals.
The shopkeeper who was robbed would see little in the way of justice or restitution. That’s because the judge, overwhelmed with more serious criminal cases, likely would send the teenage thief home with barely a warning. Read More