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District Attorney Boudin Announces Partnership with Code Tenderloin to Provide Digital Training to Formerly-Incarcerated Individuals

Today, District Attorney Chesa Boudin announced the District Attorney’s Office’s partnership with Code Tenderloin and Goodwill CASC to provide digital training and tools for formerly incarcerated people who are adjusting to life post-incarceration. The first training took place yesterday, May 2, and included several people who were resentenced from lengthy prison sentences by the District Attorney’s Office.

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District Attorney’s Office Announces Influx of Applicants for Internships; Assistant District Attorney Positions; and Victim Advocate Positions

Today, District Attorney Chesa Boudin announces a deluge of interns and applicants to the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office. The District Attorney’s Office has had a steady influx of interest from talented and diverse lawyers, paralegals, investigators, victim advocates, and interns since District Attorney Boudin took office in 2020. This year, there has been a historic number of applicants seeking to participate in the District Attorney’s internship program and volunteer with the office.

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San Francisco District Attorney Boudin Releases Victim Services Fact Sheet in Honor of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

Today, as part of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin released a Victim Services Fact Sheet to explain how the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office Victim Services Division functions and to educate community members about the process of serving crime victims. As can be seen on the District Attorney’s Office’s new Victim Services dashboard, the District Attorney’s Victim Services Division is serving more victims than ever before.

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Senate Public Safety Committee Unanimously Passes* Senator Wiener and District Attorney Boudin’s Legislation to Protect Sexual Assault Survivors’ DNA

Today, California State Senator Scott Wiener and San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin announce that the Senate Public Safety Committee has passed their bill, Senate Bill 1228: Genetic Privacy for Sexual Assault Victims, by a unanimous, bipartisan vote.* It will now be heard in the Senate Appropriations Committee before heading to the full Senate for a vote.

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San Francisco District Attorney Boudin Announces Charges Against Two SFPD Officers and One Retired SFPD Officer

San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin announced today that SFPD Officers Kevin Patrick Lyons and Kevin David Sien have been charged with violating Penal Code section 135, a misdemeanor, for concealing and destroying evidence. Separately, retired Officer Mark Williams has been charged with Penal Codes section 32625(a); Possession of a Machine Gun; Penal Code section 33410; Possession of a Silencer; and Penal Code section 503(a), Embezzlement, all felonies.

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DA Boudin Announces Exoneration of Joaquin Ciria in 32-Year-Old Wrongful Conviction Case Following Investigation by DA’s Innocence Commission

Today, following an extensive review and investigation by the San Francisco District Attorney’s Innocence Commission, District Attorney Chesa Boudin announces the exoneration of Joaquin Ciria for being wrongly convicted of killing Felix Bastarrica. Mr. Ciria, who is now 61 years old, was arrested exactly 32 years ago and has maintained his innocence from the beginning.

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District Attorney Boudin Announces Guilty Verdicts in 2014 Murder of Ronnie Goodman, Jr

Today, District Attorney Chesa Boudin announces a deluge of interns and applicants to the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office. The District Attorney’s Office has had a steady influx of interest from talented and diverse lawyers, paralegals, investigators, victim advocates, and interns since District Attorney Boudin took office in 2020. This year, there has been a historic number of applicants seeking to participate in the District Attorney’s internship program and volunteer with the office.

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