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Black Lives Matter Wins Again: S.F. Police Chief Suhr Resigns

San Francisco Police Department Police Chief Greg Suhr resigned suddenly on Thursday, at the request of Mayor Ed Lee, after protests by the Black Lives Matter movement. The Black Lives Matter movement had targeted Suhr for months, following a scandal over racist and homophobic texts sent by police officers, and several recent officer-involved shootings.

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Head of SF Crime Lab Failed DNA Competency Test

A San Francisco police crime lab technician and her supervisor, both of whom were implicated in alleged misconduct that could jeopardize over a thousand criminal cases, had reportedly failed a DNA proficiency exam last year, which barred them from processing evidence.