[This post was removed from our Occupy_SF Facebook page] SF Supervisors Pass Ban on Security Guards Drawing Their Guns Over Property Crimes

[This post was removed from our Occupy_SF Facebook page]  SF Supervisors Pass Ban on Security Guards Drawing Their Guns Over Property Crimes

17 OCTOBER 2023/SF NEWS/JOE KUKURA (SFist.com) In the wake of April’s fatal Banko Brown shooting over an alleged Walgreens shoplifting incident, the SF Board of Supervisors passed a ban on security guards drawing guns for property crimes. But it wouldn’t be a shock if Mayor Breed vetoed the measure. Oddly,… Continue reading

After Banko Brown killing, new gun law wins broad support

After Banko Brown killing, new gun law wins broad support

San Francisco supervisors unanimously passed a law Monday that limits private security guards’ right to wield a firearm. The law, drafted in response to the killing of Banko Brown outside a Walgreens on Market Street earlier this year, was sponsored by Supervisor Dean Preston. Assuming the bill is signed into… Continue reading

CA Attorney General Agrees to Look Into Banko Brown Shooting Case

CA Attorney General Agrees to Look Into Banko Brown Shooting Case

24 MAY 2023/SF NEWS/JAY BARMANN (SFist.com) California State Attorney General Rob Bonta has agreed to review the evidence in the case of the shooting death of 24-year-old Banko Brown, and whether SF District Attorney Brooke Jenkins made the right call in declining to press charges. Responding to calls from the… Continue reading

Justice for Banko Brown coalition continues to grow—with pressure on Breed and Jenkins

Justice for Banko Brown coalition continues to grow—with pressure on Breed and Jenkins

Vocal rally today, comments at Police Commission show community anger at the mayor and her DA By TIM REDMOND MAY 17, 2023 (48Hills.org) A sizable and loud crowd gathered in front of the office of District Attorney Brook Jenkins today to demand justice for Banko Brown—and in some cases, to… Continue reading

SF supe, prez call for state, federal probe of Banko Brown killing

SF supe, prez call for state, federal probe of Banko Brown killing

San Francisco lawmakers are calling on state and federal officials to review evidence in last month’s killing of Banko Brown after The City’s top prosecutor decided not to file charges. Board of Supervisors President Aaron Peskin on Tuesday introduced a resolution that would call upon California Attorney General Rob Bonta or the U.S. Department of… Continue reading

Video of Banko Brown Shooting Released as DA Jenkins Announces Final Decision Not to File Charges Against Security Guard

Video of Banko Brown Shooting Released as DA Jenkins Announces Final Decision Not to File Charges Against Security Guard

15 MAY 2023/SF NEWS/JAY BARMANN (SFist.com) San Francisco District Attorney Brooke Jenkins announced Monday that her office has come to a final decision not to file charges against the Walgreens security guard accused of shooting alleged shoplifter Banko Brown, and with the decision the surveillance footage from the case has… Continue reading

Demo ~ Friday, May 12th RECALL BROOK JENKINS

Demo ~ Friday, May 12th RECALL BROOK JENKINS

TOMORROW, FRIDAY, MAY 12th ~ All are welcomed RECALL  BROOKE JENKINS! Friday, May 12 1:00pm – 2:00pm Brooke Jenkins home325 China Basin Street, 207 (outside)San Francisco Public transit: MUNI #22 #15 and T Third light rail   –On the ‘T” Train from Emarcadero get off on Mission Rock Station    Turn Right… Continue reading