Invest in All of Our Communities

We need to work together, in every community, and have honest conversations about what it will take for everyone in our City to be safe. We need to stand up for the radical notion that safety belongs to all of us – not the province of the few, designated by zip code. But, we must also make clear that safety does not mean we lock everyone up, build more prisons, separate families, and throw people away. As District Attorney, I will bring together women, families, LGBTQ stakeholders, community organizations, law enforcement, city agencies and more to collectively build a San Francisco that will actually make us safer.

  • Invest in Neighborhood Prosecutors who will work collaboratively with community members and law enforcement to address crimes that erode our collective sense of safety in each community
  • Hire Alternative Sentencing Planners to work with prosecutors to design individualized sentences intended to break the cycle of recidivism
  • End the finger-pointing of government agencies blaming one another and instead adopt a problem-solving approach to issues facing our neighborhoods
  • Partner with community members, community-based organizations, and city agencies to implement innovative community-led solutions to address the social and economic factors that detract from our collective safety
  • The best way to address crime and violence is to prevent it in the first place

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A District Attorney that is Accessible and in the Community

I often reflect on the productive and collaborative relationship I had with the late Mayor Ed Lee — the first API Mayor of San Francisco. We worked together and took on some tough and necessary fights, but we never wavered in our commitment to make San Francisco a...

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Protecting Residents and Our Environment

Protecting Tenants and Residents in San FranciscoIt shouldn’t take a tragedy like the Ghost Ship fire to bring to light the reality that many people are living in untraditional, and sometimes unsafe housing, across the Bay Area, including San Francisco. Many families...

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[SF Weekly] D.A. Candidates Demand Police Accountability

"But change may be on the horizon. District Attorney candidate Suzy Loftus announced a plan Tuesday to increase police accountability. She promised to have the Independent Investigations Bureau make charging decisions against police officers in their personal capacity...

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Holding the Criminal Justice System Accountable

"We engaged community members, impacted families and neighborhood-serving organizations in a process that resulted in long overdue updates to the SFPD Use of Force Policy. We operationalized Life Affirming practices through a new Crisis Intervention Team General...

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Holding the Powerful Accountable to the People

"San Franciscans need to trust that there is accountability in the criminal justice system. San Franciscans need to trust that a District Attorney can actually fight the good fight for everyone–not just for the powerful or those who have the means to navigate the...

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