The Badge — S.F. task force tackles gang violence
The relationship between the media and law enforcement is often adversarial. Reporters appear to seek the sensational elements of a crime story, often to the detriment of the police, and officers tend to be uncooperative with journalists they seem to instinctively mistrust.
By John Koopman
The San Francisco Chronicle
SAN FRANCISCO — The bullets have been flying in Visitacion Valley, and people are afraid. More afraid than usual.