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Bobbing for bad apples: True accountability still elusive in the SFPD...

Jeremy Miller brings the lens in close to view the minutia of maintaining injustice and justifying extinguishing of Black life.

Tasers kill, but not in San Francisco: Community, unified for 13...

Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017, marked the death of the 1,044th person that we know of killed by Tasers in North America, the most recent in Oakland after a man, Marcellus Toney, tried to flee a multi-vehicle accident. This unnecessary death reveals the primary reason why San Franciscans have consistently rejected Tasers for the SFPD. Yet on Nov. 3, the San Francisco Police Commission voted and approved  a renewed proposal to arm the SFPD with these weapons. This begs the question: Who are the proponents of Tasers?
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