It’s Criminal: CompStat Vs. Community Policing, Who Should Win?

It’s Criminal: CompStat Vs. Community Policing, Who Should Win?

Last week, the San Francisco Bay Guardian published an article by Alex Emslie titled, Compstat vs. community policing.  In the article, Emslie notes that “District…

It’s Criminal, Installment Three: Crime Knows No Furlough

It’s Criminal, Installment Three: Crime Knows No Furlough

The third Wednesday of every month is a furlough day for the San Francisco Superior Court, so in honor of their shortened week, I will…

It’s Criminal, Installment Two: Ask A Burglar, Get A Yapper (AKA A Dog)

It’s Criminal, Installment Two: Ask A Burglar, Get A Yapper (AKA A Dog)

This past week, one of the coolest things in crime was Doug McCune‘s series of maps of San Francisco, an info-graphic in which McCune uses…

It’s Criminal, Installment One: Hot Prowls and Metal Knuckles

It’s Criminal, Installment One: Hot Prowls and Metal Knuckles

A couple of years ago, my sister-in-law asked me if I had ever accessed the Registered Sex Offender database to find out about sex offenders…