March 8, 2023 Police Commission meeting

Wednesday, March 8, 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)

      Adoption of Minutes (ACTION)

       - for the Meetings of February 15th 2023- AMENDED

    3. 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.)

    4. 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.)

       

       

       

       

    5. 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)
       

    6. Discussion of March 2022 MOU regarding SFPD joining the FBI’s “San Francisco Violent Gang Safe Streets Task Force”, at the request of the Commission (DISCUSSION)
    7. Discussion of the draft MOU between the SFPD and the SFDA’s Office regarding the Investigation of Serious Uses of Force and In-custody Deaths for meet and confer purposes with the effected collective bargaining units as required by law. (DISCUSSION)

      Judge Walker (Retired) assisted with the negotiation of the draft MOU that the DA’s Office and SFPD have agreed upon.

       

      - Discussion of MOU between SFPD and DPA regarding investigation of Officer Involved Shootings.

    8. Public comment on all matters pertaining to Item 10 below, Closed Session, including public comment on Item 9, vote whether to hold Item 10 in closed session.
    9. Vote on whether to hold Item 10 in Closed Session including vote on whether to assert the attorney-client privilege with regards to Item 10 (a) (San Francisco Administrative Code Section 67.10) (ACTION)
    10. Closed Session. Roll Call;

      a. THE COMMISSION IS NOT MEETING WITH THE SF POLICE OFFICERS ASSOCIATION IN CLOSED SESSION. CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR – COLLECTIVE BARGAINING.   This item is for the Commission to meet in closed session with their labor negotiator and provide direction for bargaining with the San Francisco Police Officers Association (POA). The POA is not permitted to attend this closed session meeting. Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6 and San Francisco Administrative Code Section 67.10(e):

      City Negotiator: LaWanna Preston, SFPD Labor Relations Director

      Organization representing Police Officers: SF Police Officers Association

      Anticipated Issues Under Negotiation: Update regarding Meet and Confer on Department General Orders: 2.01, 2.08, 3.13, 5.07, 6.04, 8.01, 9.07, 11.08, 11.13 and 5.24. (DISCUSSION)

    11. Open Session- Vote to elect whether to disclose any or all discussion on Item 10 held in closed session including vote on whether to assert the attorney-client privilege with regards to Item 10 (a) (SF Administrative Code Section 67.12(a)) (ACTION)
    12. Adjournment (ACTION ITEM)

    Date & Time

    Wednesday, March 8, 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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    With the return to in-person meetings and the end of the City and State’s public emergency orders, there will be no remote public comment, except for disability accommodations.

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    Documents

    KNOW YOUR RIGHTS UNDER THE SUNSHINE ORDINANCE

    KNOW YOUR RIGHTS UNDER THE SUNSHINE ORDINANCE

    Government's duty is to serve the public, reaching its decisions in full view of the public. Commissions, boards, councils, and other agencies of the City and County exist to conduct the people's business. This ordinance assures that deliberations are conducted before the people and that City operations are open to the people's review. For information on your rights under the Sunshine Ordinance (Chapters 67 of the San Francisco Administrative Code) or to report a violation of the ordinance, please contact: Sunshine Ordinance Task Force Administrator in Room 244 at City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, San Francisco, CA 94102-4683. (Office) 415-554-7724; (Fax) 415-554-7854; E-mail: SOTFsfgov.org.
    Copies of the Sunshine Ordinance can be obtained from the Clerk of the Sunshine Task Force, the San Francisco Public Library and on the City's website at www.sfgov.org. Copies of explanatory documents are available to the public online at http://www.sfbos.org/sunshine or, upon request to the Commission Secretary, at the above address or phone number.

    LANGUAGE ACCESS

    LANGUAGE ACCESS

    Per the Language Access Ordinance (Chapter 91 of the San Francisco Administrative Code), Chinese, Spanish and or Filipino (Tagalog) interpreters will be available upon requests. Meeting Minutes may be translated, if requested, after they have been adopted by the Commission. Assistance in additional languages may be honored whenever possible. To request assistance with these services please contact the Police Commission at (v) 415.837.7070 at least 48 hours in advance of the hearing. Late requests will be honored if possible.

    DISABILITY ACCESS

    DISABILITY ACCESS

    Police Commission hearings are held in Room 400 at City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place in San Francisco. City Hall is accessible to persons using wheelchairs and other assistive mobility devices. Ramps are available at the Grove, Van Ness and McAllister entrances. The closest accessible BART station is Civic Center Station. For information about SFMTA service, please call 311.
    Assistive listening devices, real time captioning, American Sign Language interpreters, readers, large print agendas or other accommodations are available upon request. Please make your requests for accommodations to the Police Commission at (v) 415.837.7070. Requesting accommodations at least 72 hours prior to the meeting will help to ensure availability.

    LOBBYIST ORDINANCE

    LOBBYIST ORDINANCE

    Individuals and entities that influence or attempt to influence local legislative or administrative action may be required by the San Francisco Lobbyist Ordinance [SF Campaign & Governmental Conduct Code 2.100] to register and report lobbying activity. For more information about the Lobbyist Ordinance, please contact the San Francisco Ethics Commission at 25 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 220, San Francisco, CA 94102; (Office) 415.252.3100; (Fax) 415.252.3112; Website: sfgov.org/ethics.

    Last updated April 6, 2023