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July 06, 2007
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Court overturns San Francisco officer's suspension for amateur videos

By Bob Egelko
The San Francisco Chronicle

News story & video 12.8.05
Read: P1 Mailbag: The SFPD video controversy

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — The San Francisco police officer whose amateur videos were denounced by city officials as racist, sexist and homophobic won an appeal of his temporary suspension Thursday, as a court suggested that Police Chief Heather Fong had acted out of an excessive concern for public relations.


Suspended San Francisco police officer Andrew Cohen plays one of his award-winning documentaries about the SFPD at his home in Berkeley, Calif., Dec. 2005. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
The state Court of Appeal in San Francisco did not decide whether Officer Andrew Cohen was guilty of misconduct for posting the videos on his Web site in 2005. That issue is awaiting review by the city Police Commission.

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