San Francisco District Attorney Brooke Jenkins

New Black SF DA Promises Smarter Crime Fight After Fed Up Californians Reject Liberal DAs

A little over a month after San Franciscans ousted uber-liberal District Attorney Chesa Boudin in the June 7 primary, an effort to remove another progressive big city top cop, Los Angeles County D.A. George Gascon, moved one step closer to becoming a reality. Last week, the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder’s office announced that it had verified enough signatures in a random sampling of people supporting the petition to recall Los Angeles District Attorney George Gascon. That number meets the threshold that authorizes the clerk’s office to move forward with the recall process, which should be completed by August 17. In