San Francisco’s next top cop, Chesa Boudin, made his experience as a public defender and the son of incarcerated radicals the center of his campaign. And he told voters he would end racial disparities in the city’s criminal justice system.
Boudin has said he will immediately end money bail in his office, and the practice of adding extra punishments for people found to be in gangs. It’s not yet clear when he will start the job.
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