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San Francisco Police Chief Apologizes For Raid On Home Of Freelance Journalist

A raid on a journalist's home to determine the source of a police leak led to a firestorm over press freedoms and the First Amendment.

The chief of the San Francisco Police Department, Bill Scott, issued an apology Friday for a recent raid on the home of a freelance journalist connected with the unauthorized leak of a police report about the death of the city's former public defender.

The sudden death of 59-year-old Jeff

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