The Fraternal Order of Police’s scathing report, issued hours before the commissioner was fired, suggests that Batts was following guidelines from the White House’s 21st Century Policing Task Force.
San Francisco has become an anti-immigration punching bag in the wake of a grisly killing. But there’s little evidence that the city’s sanctuary law was to blame.
The safety precaution would fit in with the city’s larger Vision Zero push.
A police chief explains.
The city is looking for backers to convert a former roach-infested youth jail into a mixed-use affordable housing complex.
The ATF says recent blazes at black churches are likely not hate crimes. But black churches still face serious existential problems.
A 40-year-old Supreme Court decision obligates schools to assist English-language learners. San Francisco has just been ordered to figure out how.
The Mexican border city’s murder rate is nowhere near where it once was. But Americans haven’t gotten the message.
A year-long experiment with the anti-graffiti squad.
They’re predominantly “white, married men over the age of 55,” say researchers.
Southern cities are lowering the flags and considering bringing down Confederate memorials, too. But the character of a city is harder to transform.
Will rapid urbanization in developing nations make their cities more violent?
“The North and the Congress basically gave up on equality for African Americans, and that set us on a course that we have not yet recovered from.”
A group of professors have created the #Charlestonsyllabus to illustrate the histories of faith, race, and violence that collided in a mass murder.
More than 100 U.S. cities and counties have now adopted some type of “ban the box” law, which prohibits employers from asking job candidates about criminal convictions before the first interview.
As part of its Vision Zero plan, the city is rewarding everyday acts of safety.
Short of removing existing Confederate symbols, maybe we could stop building new ones?
An open letter reads: “To the sensationalists, liars and race-baiters—we are done with you.”
“You have to go,” the alleged killer reportedly said to black church members. That’s not the first time they’ve heard that.