San Francisco wants to make this practice off limits—at least when it comes to minor offenses, like driving with a broken tail light.
This marks the first time in nearly a century that the city would initiate rate-setting, Supervisor Peskin says.
But unlike last time, ratepayers won’t get a refund.
SF police beat a man during a 2019 traffic stop in North Beach, and the incident is now being seen as an example of why police should end the use of pretextual stops.
Police Commissioner Max Carter-Oberstone calls for an end to ‘pretextual stops’ as part of a growing national movement.
Recology spent nearly $400,000 on an ill-fated attempt to undercut reform. Now the firm is backing the measure it sought to water down.
Competitor Waste Management hopes to void the agreement, citing a donation solicited by a department head who later resigned.
San Francisco is proposing a $26.5 million contract extension for the last sole source contract issued to the scandal-ridden trash company.
SB 1228 is a statewide response to the district attorney revealing that San Francisco police used rape kit DNA to arrest a sexual assault survivor in an unrelated crime.
San Francisco police announced the arrests Tuesday of two active officers and one retired officer in connection with a pair of unrelated incidents.