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April 18, 2012

 

 

 

APRIL 18, 2012 REGULAR MEETING

 

 

The Police Commission of the City and County of San Francisco met in Room 400, City Hall, #1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, San Francisco, at 5:34 p.m.

PRESENT: Commissioners Mazzucco, Marshall, DeJesus, Chan, Kingsley, Slaughter, Turman

CONSENT CALENDAR

 

Police Commission Report of Disciplinary Actions, 1st Quarter 2012

 

 

SFPD/OCC’s 1st Quarter Status Report on General Orders/Policy Proposals

 

Motion by Commissioner Kingsley, second by Commissioner Slaughter. Approved 6

 

0.

 

PUBLIC COMMENT

None

PUBLIC COMMENT

Tom Silhorst discussed concerns of officers endorsing political candidates and concerns regarding Patrol Special Officers.

Emile Lawrence discussed an officer that was hired to investigate taxicab drivers and suggested putting out advertising ads to announce Commission meetings. (documents submitted)

Clyde spoke of an officer charged with domestic violence and discussed stolen cell phones.

Quint discussed pedestrian death on Market and Castro Streets and discussed concerns regarding not being able to file a police report in regards to an accident in front of his house.

REPORTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

a. Chief’s Report

 

Review of recent activities

 

 

Presentation of the 1st Quarter 2012 FDRB Findings & Recommendations

 

 

Presentation of the OIS Investigative Summary

 

FDRB 1

 

st Quarter report and OIS Investigative Summary put over at a later time.

 

Deputy Chief Cashman for Chief Suhr reported on recent events that happened in the last two weeks. Deputy Chief Cashman also reported on recent crime statistics.

b. OCC Director’s Report

 

Review of recent activities

 

 

Presentation of the OCC’s Monthly Comprehensive Statistical Report and Companion Reports for the periods March 1, 2012 through March 31, 2012 & Adjudication of Sustained Complaints in March 2012

 

Director Hicks reported on recent activities including cases opened and cases mediated.

Director Hicks then presented the OCC’s Monthly Comprehensive Statistical Report and companion reports.

c. Commission Reports

 

Commission President’s Report

 

 

Commissioners’ Reports

 

Commissioner Mazzucco reported on recent activities.

d. Commission Announcements and scheduling of items identified for consideration at future Commission meetings

Inspector Monroe announced that next week’s meeting will be in the Taraval District at AP Giannini Elementary School.

Commissioner Mazzucco would like to have the next district meeting in the Tenderloin District.

PUBLIC COMMENT

Emile Lawrence discussed concerns and asked for reports.

APPROVAL OF THE AWARDS COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

Commissioner Mazzucco gave a brief history of the Award Committee meeting.

Commissioner Kingsley would like summaries of events be posted on the website.

PUBLIC COMMENT

None

Motion by Commissioner DeJesus, second by Commissioner Kingsley. Approved 7

 

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RESOLUTION 12

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AWARDS GRANTED TO MEMBERS OF THE POLICE DEPARTMENT

WHEREAS, the following named members of the Police Department are commended for courageous service under the provisions of General Order 3.09, Section I.A.1 of the San Francisco Police Department, as approved by the Awards Committee on March 21, 2012; and

WHEREAS, Chief of Police Gregory P. Suhr has recommended to the Police Commission that the said members be rewarded under the provisions of Section 8.405(a)(4) of the Charter of the City and County of San Francisco; and

RESOLVED, that Officers Patrick Griffin, Michael Tursi, Thomas Minkel, Joseph Everson, Richard Hastings, and Matthew Lopez are hereby awarded Gold Medals of Valor and granted rewards of $1500.00 each, as provided for under said section of the Charter; and be it further

RESOLVED, that Sergeants Scott Ryan, Joshua Espinoza, Officers Albert Lieu, Ruben Reyes, William Heppler, Troy Carrasco, Daniel Solorzano, and Viet Q. Ha are hereby awarded the Silver Medal of Valor and granted a reward of $1000.00, as provided for under said section of the Charter; and be it further

RESOLVED, that Sergeants Daniel Manning, Joseph Barretta, Shaughn Ryan, Officers Ryan Jones, Eric Tapang, Elizabeth Morse, Mark Milligan, Matthew Elseth, and James Johnson are hereby awarded Bronze Medals of Valor and granted rewards of $500.00 each, as provided for under said section of the Charter; and be it further

RESOLVED, that Lieutenant Ed Santos, Jr., Sergeant Richard Jones, Inspectors Donna Loftus, Al Lum, Stephen Paulsen, and Officer Mary Godfrey are hereby awarded the Meritorious Conduct Award and granted rewards of $200.00 each, as provided for under said section of the Charter.

AYES: Commissioners Mazzucco, Marshall, DeJesus, Chan, Kingsley, Slaughter, Turman

DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION TO ADOPT REVISED DEPARTMENT GENERAL ORDER 3.10, "FIREARM DISCHARGE REVIEW BOARD"

 

 

Put over at a later time.

PUBLIC COMMENT ON ALL MATTER PERTAINING TO CLOSED SESSION

None

VOTE ON WHETHER TO HOLD CLOSED SESSION

Motion by Commissioner Marshall, second by Commissioner Slaughter. Approved 7

 

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CLOSED SESSION

 

(6:15 p.m. to 7:38)

 

a. PERSONNEL EXCEPTION: Decision to return disciplinary charges filed in Case Nos. ALW C09

062 & ALW C10244 to the Chief’s level per disposition agreed to by the Chief and the parties

 

(Resolution No. 12

 

22)

 

(Present: Commissioners Mazzucco, Marshall, DeJesus, Chan, Kingsley, Slaughter, Turman, Deputy Chief Cashman, Commander Tomioka, Deputy City Attorney Blits, Inspector Monroe, Risa Tom, Attorney Worsham, Mr. Johnson)

Motion by Commissioner Marshall, second by Commissioner Kingsley. Approved 7

 

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b. PERSONNEL EXCEPTION: Discussion and possible action to accept or reject Motion to Dismiss filed in case no. ALW C11

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(Present: Commissioners Mazzucco, Marshall, DeJesus, Chan, Kingsley, Slaughter, Turman, Deputy Chief Cashman, Commander Tomioka, Deputy City Attorney Blits, Inspector Monroe, Risa Tom, Attorney Worsham, Attorney Shea, member involved)

(Resolution No. 12

 

23)

 

Motion by Commissioner Slaughter to deny motion to dismiss, second by Commisisoner Chan. Approved 5

 

2.

 

(Taken in shorthand form by Ms. Anna Greenley, CSR., Roomian & Assoc.)

c. PERSONNEL EXCEPTION: Assignment of disciplinary charges filed in Case No. IVF C12

035 to an individual Commissioner for the taking of evidence on a date to be determined by the Commissioner

 

(Present: Commissioners Mazzucco, Marshall, Chan, Kingsley, Slaughter, Turman, Deputy City Attorney Bliss, Deputy Chief Cashman, Commander Tomioka, Director Hicks, Attorney Marion, Mr. Steve Johnson, Inspector Monroe, Risa Tom)

Assigned to Commissioner Turman

d. PERSONNEL EXCEPTION: Status and calendaring of pending disciplinary cases

 

Case No. ALW D09158 Appeal of the Chief’s Suspension

 

(Present: Commissioners Mazzucco, Marshall, Chan, Kingsley, Slaughter, Turman, Deputy Chief Cashman, Commander Tomioka, Deputy City Attorney Blits, Inspector Monroe, Risa Tom, Attorney Worsham, Mr. Steve Johnson)

Commissioner Marshall set April 16

 

th before the full commission to hear this matter.

 

VOTE TO ELECT WHETHER TO DISCLOSED ANY OR ALL DISCUSSION HELD IN CLOSED SESSION

 

 

Motion by Commissioner Marshall, second by Commissioner Mazzucco for non disclosure. Approved 7

 

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ADJOURNMENT

Motion by Commissioner Mazzucco, second by Commissioner Kingsley. Approved 7

 

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Thereafter, the meeting was adjourned at 7:38 p.m.

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Inspector John Monroe

Secretary

San Francisco Police Commission

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