Gascon Says He Will Seek The Death Penalty In Cases That 'Warrant' It

It's no secret that San Francisco's District Attorney's Office and The Police…

    Mon Jan 10th, 2011 8:51am By Erin Sherbert

George Gascon Is District Attorney

Police Chief George Gascon confirmed to SF Weekly moments ago he will…

    Sun Jan 9th, 2011 12:16pm By Joe Eskenazi

DA's Office Belatedly Mails Memo Criticizing Crime Lab to Defense Lawyers

Questions About Secrecy Surrounding Document Persist The San Francisco District Attorney's Office…

    Thu Jan 6th, 2011 5:06pm By Peter Jamison

Will Arizona Boycott Keep Tasers Out of San Francisco?

In Police Chief George Gascon's rush to arm cops with Tasers, he…

    Thu Jan 6th, 2011 12:27pm By Erin Sherbert

Bay Area Police Officers Shoot Four Suspects in Less than Two Days

There has been a series of officer-involved shootings in the Bay Area…

    Thu Dec 30th, 2010 4:55pm By Peter Jamison

New Year's Eve: San Francisco Police Lay Down the Law

When a roomful of grimly unsmiling, gun-toting, uniformed police officers say they…

    Thu Dec 30th, 2010 11:55am By Joe Eskenazi

Will Federal Crime Lab Reform Affect California?

Perhaps not, according to an interesting report published yesterday by California Watch.…

    Wed Dec 29th, 2010 2:59pm By Peter Jamison

Draft of Forensic Science Reform Bill Released

The office of U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) has released a draft…

    Mon Dec 27th, 2010 4:40pm By Peter Jamison

Federal Legislation to Reform Crime Labs Proposed

U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) says he will introduce…

    Wed Dec 22nd, 2010 1:45pm By Peter Jamison

Trial Imminent for Steve Vender, PI Charged with Witness Tampering

The closely watched case of a San Francisco private investigator charged with…

    Tue Dec 7th, 2010 3:40pm By Peter Jamison