Newsom, Gascon dispute report of SFPD investigation

SAN FRANCISCO

Friday the San Francisco Examiner reported that during a Police Officers Association meeting Chief Gascon said that an internal investigation was underway involving money laundering and the possible distribution of narcotics.

In a statement Friday morning, Chief Gascon said he was asked why a specific internal affairs investigative unit was created and he answered by using examples of recently investigated cases and other cases, but was not referencing a current investigation. He goes on to describe the Examiner's report as quote "bad journalism."

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