Data obtained from San Francisco Superior Court show that District Attorney Chesa Boudin’s office secured just three total drug dealing convictions in 2021, as prosecutors weighed offenders’ immigration status.
Supervisor Mar pitched the idea to complement n-language services already offered by SFPD and the DA’s office.
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.
An exclusive poll by The Standard found that first-term District Attorney Chesa Boudin seems likely to be out of a job before the end of his first term.
Police Commissioner Max Carter-Oberstone calls for an end to ‘pretextual stops’ as part of a growing national movement.
Supervisors’ 2019 commitment to swap the previous 150-bed juvenile detention center with a less punitive facility has gone unfulfilled.
The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors alleged that local law enforcement traced drug activity back to San Francisco’s Tenderloin district.
Chesa Boudin has often cited the story of his mother’s incarceration as a key influence on his view of the criminal justice system.
An employee of Urban Alchemy, a nonprofit whose “street ambassadors” patrol the city’s troubled Tenderloin…
The campaign to recall DA Chesa Boudin has raised twice as much money as those trying to stop the recall, though the latter have attracted far more individual donors, according to campaign finance data released Friday.