January 11, 2023 Police Commission meeting

Wednesday, January 11, 2023

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    Agenda

    1. General Public Comment

       (The public is now welcome to address the Commission regarding items that do not appear on tonight’s agenda but that are within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Commission.  Speakers shall address their remarks to the Commission as a whole and not to individual Commissioners or Department or DPA personnel.  Under Police Commission Rules of Order, during public comment, neither Police or DPA personnel, nor Commissioners are required to respond to questions presented by the public but, may provide a brief response.  Individual Commissioners and Police and DPA personnel should refrain, however, from entering into any debates or discussion with speakers during public comment.)

    2. Adoption of Minutes (ACTION)

          -    For the meetings of December 7 and December 14, 2022

    3. Consent Calendar (RECEIVE & FILE; ACTION)

      -             Police Commission Report of Disciplinary Actions, 4th Quarter 2022

      -             DGO 11.02 “Secondary Employment” Annual Report 2022

      -             SFPD Safe Streets for All 3rd Quarter Report 2022

      -             SFPD 3rd Quarter Bias Audit Report 2022

      -             FDRB 3rd Quarter Report: No Meeting

    4. Chief’s Report (DISCUSSION)

      - Weekly crime trends and public safety concerns (Provide an overview of offenses, incidents, or events occurring in San Francisco having an impact on public safety. Commission discussion on unplanned events and activities the Chief describes will be limited to determining whether to calendar for a future meeting.)

    5. DPA Director’s Report (DISCUSSION)

      - Report on recent DPA activities, and announcements (DPA's report will be limited to a brief description of DPA activities and announcements. Commission discussion will be limited to determining whether to calendar any of the issues raised for a future Commission meeting.)

       

       

       

    6. Commission Reports (ACTION)

      (Commission reports will be limited to a brief description of activities and announcements.  Commission discussion will be limited to determining whether to calendar any of the issues raised for a future Commission meeting.)

      - Commission President's Report
      - Commissioners' Reports
      - Commission announcements and scheduling of items identified for consideration at future Commission meetings (ACTION)
       

    7. Presentation on Homicide Unit: Rewards for Information (DISCUSSION)

      Presentation will include what local ordinance allows for the reward, how we establish the reward, how many rewards there are, how many are actively being investigated.

    8. Discussion and possible action to approve draft DGO 9.07, “Curtailing the Use of Pretext Stops" for the Department to use in meeting and conferring with the effected bargaining units as required by law (DISCUSSION & POSSIBLE ACTION).

      -      Presentation and discussion on pretext policy outcomes in other jurisdictions

       

    9. Parental Leave Policy (DISCUSSION & POSSIBLE ACTION)

      (The Board of Supervisors adopted an ordinance last year establishing a parental leave policy for members of appointive City boards, commissions, and advisory bodies.  The ordinance is codified in Administrative Code Chapter 67B.  The ordinance requires each board, commission, and advisory body to add the parental leave policy to its bylaws or rules of order and to share a copy of the policy with each member)

    10. Public comment on all matters pertaining to Item 12 below, Closed Session, including public comment on Item 11, vote whether to hold Item 12 in closed session.
    11. Vote on whether to hold Item 12 in Closed Session (San Francisco Administrative Code Section 67.10) (ACTION)
    12. Closed Session

      Closed Session  Roll Call;

      a. PERSONNEL EXCEPTION. Pursuant to Government Code section 54957(b)(1) and San Francisco Administrative Code Section 67.10(b) and Penal Code Section 832.7: 

      Assignment of a Commissioner for the taking of evidence on the appeal of the chief’s suspension filed in DPA Case No. 00043112B (ACTION)

      b. PERSONNEL EXCEPTION. Pursuant to Government Code section 54957(b)(1) and San Francisco  Administrative Code Section 67.10(b) and Penal Code Section 832.7: 

      Discussion and possible action to adopt Findings of Fact regarding Commission’s decisions on 7/6/22 on disciplinary charges filed in Case No. IAD 2020-0146A (DISCUSSION & POSSIBLE ACTION)

      c. PERSONNEL EXCEPTION. Pursuant to Government Code section 54957(b)(1) and San Francisco Administrative Code Section 67.10(b) and Penal Code Section 832.7: 

      Discussion and possible action to adopt Findings of Fact regarding Commission’s decisions on 7/6/22 on disciplinary charges filed in Case No. IAD 2020-0146B (DISCUSSION & POSSIBLE ACTION)

      d. PERSONNEL EXCEPTION. Pursuant to Government Code section 54957(b)(1) and San Francisco Administrative Code Section 67.10(b) and Penal Code Section 832.7: 

      Hearing on the Appeal of the Chief’s suspension filed in Case No. ALW IAD 2019-0123 A & B or take other action if necessary (DISCUSSION & POSSIBLE ACTION)

      e. PERSONNEL EXCEPTION. Pursuant to Government Code section 54957(b)(1) and San Francisco Administrative Code Section 67.10(b) and Penal Code Section 832.7: 

      Hearing on the Appeal of the Chief’s suspension filed in Case No. ALW IAD 2019-0123 C or take other action if necessary (DISCUSSION & POSSIBLE ACTION)

      f. PERSONNEL EXCEPTION. Pursuant to Government Code section 54957(b)(1) and San Francisco Administrative Code Section 67.10(b) and Penal Code Section 832.7: 

      Hearing on the Appeal of the Chief’s suspension filed in Case No. ALW IAD 2019-0123 D or take other action if necessary (DISCUSSION & POSSIBLE ACTION)

      g. PERSONNEL EXCEPTION. Pursuant to Government Code section 54957(b)(1) and San Francisco Administrative Code Section 67.10(b) and Penal Code Section 832.7: 

      Status and calendaring of pending disciplinary cases (ACTION)

       

    13. Open session -Vote to elect whether to disclose any or all discussion on Item 12 held in closed session (San Francisco Administrative Code Section 67.12(a)) (ACTION)
    14. Adjournment (ACTION ITEM)

    Date & Time

    Wednesday, January 11, 2023
    5:30 pm

    Police Department

    Police Commission
    City Hall
    1 Dr Carlton B. Goodlett Place
    Room 400
    San Francisco, CA 94102
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