OPD quietly shut down its license plate reader system in February, but officials are pushing for more cameras.
The city doesn’t know who installed the illegal cameras—and it turns out they were only pretending to record.
OPD says it never followed San Francisco’s controversial practice of using DNA to ID survivors as criminal suspects. A new policy may ensure it never does.
The city has installed 10 new high-quality camera systems in unnamed spots around town to discourage people who dump debris.