Policing the Police
by Jen Longley
Jun 29, 2020

Mission Local provides a rundown detailing why, after a long line of self-inflicted political missteps and ballot box failures from the SFPOA, they remain politically powerful enough to potentially derail a police reform proposal from Board President Norman Yee, as Supervisors Haney and Walton pause on a ballot measure to require foot beats at each police station this November.

Meanwhile, the Chronicle provides a deep dive into Mayor London Breed’s perspective on police reform, as a Black woman who grew up in the City in poverty surrounded by police, and the critiques from those who believe she has not been forceful enough in her police accountability efforts.