Amid Clash With D.A., San Francisco Police To End Agreement On Investigating Officer Shootings

San Francisco Police Chief William Scott announced Wednesday that his department would end an agreement with the district attorney’s office to cooperate on investigations of police shootings and other incidents.

The agreement, which was signed in July, was meant to ensure that police shootings, deaths of people in custody and other uses of force that result in serious injury would be independently investigated.

Scott has renewed his criticism of Dist. Atty. Chesa Boudin after an investigator in Boudin’s office alleged she was pressured to withhold evidence in a use-of-force case against a San Francisco police officer.

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