The Badge — Carnaval is no party for police
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
San Francisco Chronicle
Carnaval starts at 1 a.m.
There are no floats, no scantily clad women in flamboyant gowns, no Tecate for sale and no fish tacos. Carnaval starts with a squad of San Francisco police officers setting up metal barriers along Mission and 24th streets. There are hundreds of them connected like one big Erector Set.
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