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

Exclusive: SFPD Concealed DNA Sample Switch at Crime Lab

Records of bungle in 2008 case were destroyed, investigation findsA forensics analyst's…

    Fri Dec 3rd, 2010 3:30pm By Peter Jamison

SFPD wants to recruit suburbocops from outside the city

During the late 1990s I occasionally sat in on a poker game…

    Wed Nov 10th, 2010 4:00am By Matt Smith