Department of Police Accountability

We investigate complaints about police officers and recommend policy changes.

Snapshot from DPA Key Issue Report
DPA releases Key Issue Report: SFPD’s Handling of Officer Discipline

Interim Report for the Audit of SFPD’s Handling of Officer Misconduct

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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 Ave 8th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94103

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

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Archived website

See previous website archived June 2022.