George Gascón

George Gascón (born 1954) is the District Attorney of San Francisco. Mayor Gavin Newsom appointed him to that post on January 9, 2011, to succeed Kamala Harris, who had been elected California Attorney General in November 2010. In November 2011, George Gascón was elected as District Attorney of the…

Over the course of my decades in policing, I've witnessed over and over again the multigenerational impact of arrests and prosecutions in poor African American and Latino communities.