San Francisco Police Officers Affiliation requires Chief William Scott to step down in explosive assertion

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SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — The San Francisco Police Officers Affiliation says it is “time for Chief William Scott to go” following his apology for a raid on a journalist’s house.

In response to an announcement from the union, Scott ordered the investigation and “not solely adopted each twist and switch of the investigation however he knew each ingredient of the investigation, directed the investigation and has clearly both come down with essentially the most debilitating case of amnesia or is flat out not telling the reality about his direct involvement and the horribly flawed course he gave to seek out the leak of the police report.”

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They went on to name it “a pathetic, deceitful and shameful show of self-preservation, finger pointing, and political kowtowing. All of us deserve higher.”

Scott apologized on Friday for raiding a contract journalist’s house and workplace to seek out out who leaked a police report into the surprising loss of life of the town’s former public defender.

California’s defend regulation protects journalists from search warrants and the U.S. Supreme Courtroom has dominated that journalists are free to report on newsworthy info contained in stolen paperwork.

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As a result of the warrants are beneath seal, it isn’t recognized what info police offered to assist the search or to what extent they disclosed that Bryan Carmody is a journalist.

Scott stated the warrants did not adequately determine Carmody as a journalist.

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The Related Press contributed to this report.

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