District Attorney Chesa Boudin is not a bland bureaucrat who flies under the radar. He’s gotten national attention as the top prosecutor in San Francisco because of his unique life story, as well as his unusual and divisive pledge to end mass incarceration. In this installment of The Progressive Prosecutor, we hear what can happen when things go wrong.
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"The Progressive Prosecutor" is a series looking at San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin's first year in office. Find the rest of the stories in the series here.
This story was co-reported by Alice Woelfle