SEPTEMBER 19, 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 5:45 p.m.
PRESENT: Commissioners Mazzucco, Marshall, Chan, Kingsley, Turman, Loftus
ABSENT: Commissioner DeJesus
(Commissioner Loftus arrived at 6:15 p.m. Commissioner Marshall arrived at 7:05 p.m.)
Ray Hartz spoke in regards to violation of the Sunshine laws.
Unidentified discussed CIT training and the issue of tasers.
REPORTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
a. Chief’s Report
- Review of recent activities
- Update on timeline of OCC Policy Recommendations regarding DGO 5.05, "Response and Pursuit Driving," DGO 5.01, "Use of Force," and DGO 5.20, "Language Access Services for LEP Persons"
Chief Suhr updated the Commission on recent homicide of an 18 year old and the arrest made on this case and also a homicide in the Mission. The Chief also talked about recent Occupy demonstration and recent crime statistics.
Captain McEachern, Risk Management Division, updated the Commission regarding DGOs 5.01, "Use of Force," and 5.05, "Response and Pursuit Driving."
Sergeant Paul Yep presented the update on DGO 5.20 and introduced Officer Eric Chang as the new liaison for Language Access.
Ms. Samara Marion, OCC, spoke in regards to DGOs 5.05, 5.01, and 5.20.
Ms. Beverly Upton spoke in regards to the LEP policy and updated the Commission regarding meetings with the Domestic Violence community and the SFPD.
b. OCC Director’s Report
- Review of recent activities
Director Hicks had no report.
c. Commission Reports
- Commission President’s Report
- Commissioners’ Reports
Commissioner Chan announced the meetings in regards to electronic control weapons.
d. Commission Announcements and scheduling of items identified for consideration at future Commission meetings
Commissioner Chan asked that DGOs 5.05 be presented to the Commission on November 7
th,and 5.01 be calendared for November 14th.
Ray Hartz spoke in regards to public records access.
PUBLIC COMMENT ON ALL MATTER PERTAINING TO CLOSED SESSION
Ray Hartz discussed concerns regarding going into closed session.
Mike, Occupy movement, discussed concerns about the city working with the Occupy movement.
VOTE ON WHETHER TO HOLD CLOSED SESSION
Motion by Commissioner Kingsley, second by Commissioner Turman. Approved 5-0.
(6:55 p.m. – 9:25 p.m.)
a. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL: Existing Litigation
Acquila Yeargin v. Brando Thompson, et al., SF Superior Court No. 501334
(Present: Commissioners Mazzucco, Marshall, Chan, Kingsley, Turman, Loftus, Chief Suhr, Commander Tomioka, Captain McEachern, Deputy City Attorney Gibson, Deputy City Attorney Blits, Attorney Alden, Inspector Monroe, Risa Tom) Resolution 12-51
Motion by Commissioner Kingsley, second by Commissioner Loftus. Approved 6-0.
b. PERSONNEL EXCEPTION: Discussion and possible action to decide penalty on sustained specifications filed in Case No. JWA C11-194/IAD 2010-20210, or take other action
(Present: Commissioners Mazzucco, Marshall, Chan, Kingsley, Turman, Loftus, Chief Suhr, Commander Tomioka, Deputy City Attorney Blits, Inspector Monroe, Risa Tom, Attorney Alden, Attorney Stiglich, member involved)
(Taken in shorthand form by Ms. Anna Greenley, CSR., Roomian & Assoc.)
c. PERSONNEL EXCEPTION: Status and calendaring of pending disciplinary cases
(Present: Commissioners Mazzucco, Marshall, Chan, Kingsley, Turman, Loftus, Chief Suhr, Commander Tomioka, Deputy City Attorney Blits, Inspector Monroe, Risa Tom)
VOTE TO ELECT WHETHER TO DISCLOSED ANY OR ALL DISCUSSION HELD IN CLOSED SESSION
Motion by Commissioner Kingsley, second by Commissioner Marshall for non disclosure. Approved 6-0.
Motion by Commissioner Kingsley , second by Commissioner Chan. Approved 6-0
Thereafter, the meeting was adjourned at 9:30 p.m.
Inspector John Monroe
San Francisco Police Commission