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New SFPD Chief Pledges Safety, Respect

New SFPD Chief Pledges Safety, Respect

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Jan 28
San Francisco's new police chief has been sworn in, pledging to be someone who's "accessible" and a "relationship builder."

Watchdog Probe to Bring New Scrutiny for FBI's Comey

Watchdog Probe to Bring New Scrutiny for FBI's Comey

By Ken Thomas and Eric Tucker | Jan 17
FBI Director James Comey, already under fierce public scrutiny for his handling of the election-year probe of Hillary Clinton, faces a new internal investigation.

LGBT Criminal Justice Professionals Meet In Amsterdam

By John McDonald | Aug 6
Diplomats and global law enforcement leaders are meeting this week in the Netherlands for a first of its kind conference.

Some San Bernardino Victims Support Efforts to Hack iPhone

By Tami Abdollah and Amanda Lee Myers | Feb 23
Some family members of victims and survivors of the San Bernardino attack will file court papers in support of a judge's order that Apple Inc. help the FBI hack into a locked iPhone as part of its investigation, a lawyer and others say.

Experts Discuss How to Handle Defiant High School Students

By Meg Kinnard | Nov 1
How should adults respond when a teenager defies her teacher? Disturbing videos showing a school resource officer flipping a girl from her desk and tossing her across the floor this week raised tough questions.

SF DA Looks at Bias in Law Enforcement

By Cynthia Laird | Jun 13
San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón wants to develop better tools for prosecutors to use in order to determine if there is bias in the city's criminal justice system, he told the Bay Area Reporter.

Christian Preacher Wins Lawsuit Wrongful Arrest

By Winnie McCroy | Apr 1
A Christian street preacher won over $21,600 after a three-year battle against the Greater Manchester Police, whom he said wrongfully imprisoned him for 19 hours after he allegedly harassed two gay teens via reading scripture.

J. Edgar: NOT A Gay American?

By Kilian Melloy | Nov 10
Was J. Edgar Hoover a closeted gay man driven to seek power and control out of terror and self-preseravtion? Or was his supposed homosexuality a Cold War-era invention of the KGB?

FBI: Anti-Gay Group Participated in Training

By Pete Yost | Jun 30
The FBI said Wednesday that members of an anti-gay fundamentalist group participated in the bureau’s training of police officers and FBI agents - a move the bureau says it will take steps to remedy in the future.

Sheriff’s Anti-Gay, Anti-Semitic Post Sparks Outrage

By Kilian Melloy | Apr 4
Anti-gay and anti-Seminitc remarks posted at Facebook by an Illinois sheriff sparked demands for the law enforcement official’s resignation.

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