Lives Stolen by SFPD 2000-2010

2000: John Smart (White male) [killed by Officer Ian Furminger and Jason Sawyer, the former who was convicted of felony corruption charges in 2015, the latter who later killed Alex Nieto in 2014]   2001: Idriss Stelley (Black male) Randy Smith (White male) 2002: Five: Gregory Hooper (Black male) Richard Tims (Black male) Robert Ruffin…

10 Days to the Deadline: The family of Luis Góngora Pat continues their countdown calling for DA @GeorgeGascon: To Charge Killer @SFPD Cops or Resign!

Update: 10 Days to Deadline! Gascón: Charge the Killers of Luis Góngora Pat or Resign! The family of Luis Góngora Pat (killed by SFPD over two years ago) continued their daily countdown outside the Hall of Justice calling for D.A Gascón to charge the killer cops who ended Luis’s life or resign, by his self-imposed…

Police Shooting and Abusing the Homeless in San Francisco: Worst Incidents from 2011-2017

In memory of Luis Góngora Pat—a humble Mayan Mexican, a family man, an immigrant laborer and homeless resident of San Francisco, unjustly executed by two SFPD officers—we have launched a citizen oversight effort of SFPD which we call The People’s Police Observatory. As part of this effort, we will aggregate and publish publicly available data…

D.A. Gascón’s Scorecard on OIS from 2011-2017: A 100% Police Impunity Rate!

The Prosecutor Who Protects the Police, Not the People This brief report summarizes statistical data about investigations carried out by the Office of the District Attorney into officer-involved shootings (OIS) in San Francisco, since the entry into office of George Gascón in 2011 to 2017. In September 2016, D.A. Gascón was granted a $1.5 million…