The newly elected San Francisco district attorney, Chesa Boudin, addressed this issue.
He is the son of the Weather Underground terrorists and was raised by Bill Ayers.
Yesterday the prosecutor announced that Your office will no longer request a cash bond as a condition for the defendant's pre-trial release..
What could go wrong?
More of SF Gate: Prosecutors will use a "risk-based system" and assess whether a defendant could flee or pose a threat to public safety. The former public defender has often said that the cash bail system unfairly affects homeless and defendants and people of color.
"For years I have been struggling to end this discrimination and insecure approach to pretrial detention. From this point on, Preventive detention will be based on public safety, not wealth"Boudin said in a statement.
"Sir. Boudin is in the process of building the largest revolving criminal justice door imaginable, and San Francisco will pay a heavy price for it." said Tony Montoya, president of the San Francisco Police Officers Association.
Read the whole story here.
It seems that San Francisco cares more about their homeless criminals that law-abiding citizens
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