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Police body cameras may be an eye on cops, but public could lose privacy

The body cameras for San Francisco’s police officers may be on the…

 

SF mayor won’t fund body cameras in scandal-ridden county jail

Less than four months after an investigation revealed jail guards allegedly pitted…

 

SF mayor won’t fund body cameras in scandal-ridden county jail

Less than four months after an investigation revealed jail guards allegedly pitted…

 

SF mayor refuses to fund DA’s police misconduct task force

Mayor Ed Lee’s refusal to help fund a task force formed by…

SF Sheriff's Department more diverse than SFPD

The City’s second largest law enforcement agency, the Sheriff’s Department, is far…

Body cams for SF cops, stalled for years, now given deadline

Mayor Ed Lee in April announced his plans to fund body cameras…

SFPD officer in bigoted text scandal sues The City

The San Francisco Police Department failed to file disciplinary charges against a…

Four-decade-old Officers for Justice still pushing for diversity in SFPD

Yulanda Williams’ straight, black hair fell over her shoulders and draped a…

High arrest rate of blacks in SF debated

San Francisco police arrest black people at an alarming rate despite their…

Public-safety reform package includes body cams for SF cops, but no date announced

City leaders announced Thursday a package of law enforcement reforms — including…

Questions about racial disparities surround SFPD arrests report

Black people make up almost half of all those arrested in San…

SFPD brass knew of bigoted texts in 2012 but took no action, attorney claims

Lawyers for seven current San Francisco police officers charged with sending racist…

SFPD union ad's 'most diverse department' claim questioned

Last month, San Francisco’s police union released a short ad on television…

SF Board of Supes gets earful on City’s racially biased justice system

San Francisco’s justice system is deeply biased against people of color and…

Public Defender: SF jail guards staged prisoner fights

San Francisco County jail inmates were forced to fight “gladiator-style” to entertain…

Furor erupts over bigoted SFPD texts as convicted cop calls case a misunderstanding

Racist and homophobic text messages sent by San Francisco police officers —…

FireChat ignites new way to communicate on phones

A new mobile messaging application called FireChat is empowering nearby smartphone users…

SFPD clarify text-a-tip program not for emergencies

The San Francisco Police Department wants to emphasize to the public that…