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Audio: SF Chief Jeff Godown Slams Public Defender Jeff Adachi at Press Conference

April 1, 2011 | 12:33 pm

Audio: SF Chief Jeff Godown Slams Public Defender Jeff Adachi at Press Conference

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I thought it was worth posting the audio of San Francisco Interim Police Chief Jeff Godown’s defense of the police department coupled with his fit of pique at Public Defender Jeff Adachi, from his press conference yesterday. Of course, the Public Defender and the Chief of Police will by definition be in conflict in any […]

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Morning Splash: Guv Outlines Pension Reform; SF Police Chief Pushes Back; So Long SF Fast Pass

April 1, 2011 | 7:52 am

Morning Splash: Guv Outlines Pension Reform; SF Police Chief Pushes Back; So Long SF Fast Pass

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Governor seeks pension changes (Sacramento Bee) Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday rolled out a sweeping and sometimes vague list of public employee retirement changes that he wants lawmakers to enact. The 12-point list – five of which were described as “proposals under development” – immediately drew a mix of criticism, confusion and faint praise. A […]

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February 24, 2011 | 4:38 pm

Interview: Jeff Godown on the Use of Tasers

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Yesterday the San Francisco Police Commission authorized the department to investigate and develop a plan for the use of tasers. The Bay Guardian reported on some of the controversy around the vote: Representatives from immigrant advocacy groups, communities of color, queer and transgender communities, mental-health professional organizations, and civil-rights watchdog groups turned out en masse […]

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February 9, 2011 | 3:03 pm

Interview With San Francisco Interim Police Chief Jeff Godown

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San Francisco Interim Police Chief Jeff Godown was on Forum today, and after that interview I spoke with him for a few minutes about why he thinks there have been so many officer-involved shootings in the Bay Area lately, the possibility of San Francisco police being equipped with tasers, and other topics: Interview with SF […]

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