Department of Police Accountability

We investigate complaints about police officers and recommend policy changes.

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    DPA's 2020 Annual Report

    Our annual report includes case statistics, policy recommendations, and our accomplishments. We're proud of the work we accomplished in 2020 and look forward to continuing to serve the City.

    Check out the DPA Dashboard

    Our dashboard includes case statistics from 2016 -2021. Users can review metrics about DPA opened cases, closed cases and sustained cases, as well as allegations and findings.

    About

    DPA is an oversight agency that investigates complaints about SFPD officers. DPA investigates SFPD officer-involved shootings and audits SFPD practices. We recommend new policies and policy changes to the Police Commission and SFPD. DPA and SFPD are separate agencies that both report to the Police Commission.

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    Department of Police Accountability
    1 South Van Ness Avenue, 8th Floor
    San Francisco, CA 94103

    Mon to Fri, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

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