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June 23, 2004

June 23, 2004
Regular meeting
WEDNESDAY, June 23, 2004
5:30 p.m.
City Hall Room 400
#1 Dr. Carlton Goodlett Place
San Francisco, California

Closed Session (5:00 p.m.)

Roll Call.

  1. Public Comment on all matters pertaining to the Closed Session.
  2. Vote on whether to hold Closed Session to confer with legal counsel.  (San Francisco Administrative Code Section 67.10(d)) (ACTION ITEM)
  3. Closed Session pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9 and San Francisco Administrative Code Section 67.10(d).
    Significant exposure to litigation against the City with respect to amendment of Department General Order 8.11 in light of 5/28/04 letter from the Police Officers= Association=s attorney regarding meet and confer obligations

    Open Session (5:30 p.m.)
    Reconvene to Open Session.
    Pledge of Allegiance; Roll Call
  4. Vote to elect whether to disclose any or all discussion held in Closed Session (San Francisco Administrative Code Section 67.12(a))
  5. Chief's Report (DISCUSSION ONLY)
    a  Review of recent activities  
    b. Report on the Department=s Crisis Intervention Training
    c. Review on operations of the Department=s Permit Bureau
  6. OCC Director=s Report (ACTION ONLY)
    a. Update regarding Policy Recommendations regarding officer-involved shootings and in-custody deaths
    b. Discussion and possible action to set a date for presentation of the OCC's report on implementation of its policy recommendations to the Police Department from 1999 through 2004
    c. Review of Recent Activities
  7. Discussion and possible action to approve Revised General Order 11.09, AEmployee Assistance Program/Stress Unit@ (ACTION ITEM)
  8. Discussion and possible action to remove charges against Officer Laurence B. Barker from the Commission=s calendar in light of Officer Barker=s resignation (File No. C02-128 JWA) (ACTION ITEM)
  9. Discussion and possible action to dismiss disciplinary charges against Officer David M. Burns (File No. OCC 0212-98), Officer Nikolaus Borthne (File No. OCC 0212-99), Officer Gabriel Gallaread (File No. OCC 0403-99), as required by the settlement of San Francisco Police Officers Association v. CCSF, San Francisco Superior Court No. 324625 (ACTION ITEM)
  10. Discussion and possible action to create a Budget Committee and a Technology Committee of the San Francisco Police Commission (ACTION ITEM)
  11. Discussion and possible action to appoint a Commissioner to monitor compliance with Department General Order 8.10, AGuidelines for First Amendment Activities@ pursuant to section (VI)(A) and (B) of the General Order (ACTION ITEM)
  12. Commission Announcements (DISCUSSION ONLY)
    a. Notice of assignment and setting of date for hearing on disciplinary charges filed against Officer Ricky E. Shaddox (File No. C04-097 JWA)
    b. Scheduling of items identified for consideration at future Commission meetings
  13. Public Comment
    (Members of the public may address the Commission on items that are within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Police Commission that do not appear on the agenda.)


PLEASE NOTE: The Police Commission will be holding two public, Special Meetings this month at locations other than City Hall.

  1. The Commission will hold its first Community Meeting at the Southeast Community College, located at 1800 Oakdale Avenue, San Francisco, at 6:00 p.m., on Wednesday, June 30, 2004, to hear comments from the public and Bayview Captain Rick Bruce concerning public protections issues in the Bayview District.
  2. The Commission will meet from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 26, 2004, at the Police Academy, 350 Amber Drive, San Francisco, to receive training from the Police Department on the Department=s operations and procedure.



The Commission will hear public comment on all agenda items before or during discussion of the item. Public comment is limited to three minutes for individuals and five minutes for representatives of organizations.

(The ringing of and use of cell phones, pagers and similar sound-producing electronic devices are prohibited at this meeting. Please be advised that the Chair may order the removal from the meeting room of any person(s) responsible for the ringing or use of a cell phone, pager, or other similar sound-producing electronic devices.) 


*There will be Public Comments on any item before or during discussion of each item. 

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