MARCH 27, 2013 REGULAR MEETING
The Police Commission of the City and County of San Francisco met in the
Mission District, Everett Middle School, 450 Church Street, San Francisco, at 6:10 p.m.
PRESENT: Commissioners Mazzucco, Chan, Kingsley, Turman
ABSENT: Commissioners Marshall, DeJesus, Loftus
Commissioner Mazzucco welcomed the audience and asked the Commissioners
to introduce themselves.
ADOPTION OF THE MINUTES
- For the meetings of February 27th , March 6th and 13, 2013
Motion by Commissioner Chan, second by Commissioner Kingsley. Approved 4-
REPORTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
a. Chief’s Report
- Review of recent activities
Chief Suhr spoke of recent incidents in the city including arrest made for the
homicide of a newspaper vendor. He also reported on attending the Criminal Justice
b. OCC Director’s Report
- Review of recent activities
Director Hicks introduced herself and went on to talked about the duties and
responsibilities of the Office of Citizen Complaints.
c. Commission Reports
- Commission President’s Report
- Commissioners’ Reports
Commissioner Mazzucco spoke in regards to walking with the SFPD command
staff for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade.
d. Commission Announcements and scheduling of items identified for
consideration at future Commission meetings
Inspector Monroe announced that the next meeting will be on April 3rd , at City
Hall, Room 400, starting at 5:30 p.m.
CAPTAIN ROBERT MOSER, COMMANDING OFFICER OF MISSION STATION, TO
ADDRESS THE COMMISSION ON POLICE ACTIVITIES IN THE MISSION DISTRICT
Captain Moser addressed the Commission and the audience on police activities
in the Mission District and went on to talked about the overview of Mission District,
crime statistics and the demographics of the Mission District.
James Salinas spoke in regards to Miguel Gomez’s experience with three officers
of the Department on 21st and San Carlos Streets and being treated disrespectfully by
the officers and another incident on March 8th .
Emil Lawrence spoke in regards to programs of putting individuals to work
instead of arresting them.
Estrella, Castro Street Merchant, thanked Mission Station for their involvement
with the merchants association and thank Captain Moser for his work.
George, Pete’s Tavern owner, thanked Captain Moser for his work.
Steve Adams, Mission resident, thanked Chief Suhr for doing two things in
changing the neighborhood including bringing Chuck Limbert to the district and for
giving the district Captain Moser and went on to commend work done in the district.
Robert Ortega welcomed the Commission to the Mission and thanked the
Commission for having the meeting in the Mission. He went on to thank Chuck Limbert
for making a great impact in the Mission District.
Philip Blesser thanked the Chief of sending Captain Moser to the Mission and
spoke in regards to performance at the Armory by ACT and thanked the Mission Station
staff for their work.
Ana Danielli, Castro resident, commended Captain Moser and Sgt. Limbert for
their work with the community.
Mark Gillic, small- business owner, discussed concerns regarding 14th and
Guerrero drive-by shootings and concerns about walking around the neighborhood.
Richard Miguiri commended Captain Moser and Sgt. Limbert for their work with
Dan, small-business owner, commended Captain Moser and Sgt. Limbert.
Andrea Iello thanked Captain Moser for his leadership and his commitment to
community policing and commended the work of Sgt. Limbert especially their work with
quality of life in the Castro.
Katherine Medoza, Castro Walking Tours, commended Captain Moser, Sgt.
Limbert, and Officer Kate Joshua for their contribution to the community.
Debra Davidson commended Chief Suhr and Captain Moser and commended
the Mission Station officers and went on to urge the Commission to approve tasers for
the officers of the Department.
PUBLIC COMMENT ON ALL MATTERS PERTAINING TO CLOSED SESSION
VOTE ON WHETHER TO HOLD CLOSED SESSION
Motion by Commissioner Kingsley, second by Commissioner Turman. Approved
CLOSED SESSION (8:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.)
(8:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.)
PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION: Chief of Police
Review of findings and Chief’s decision to return officers to duty following officerinvolved
shootings (OIS Case Nos. 13-002 & 13-003)
(Present: Commissioners Mazzucco, Chan, Kingsley, Turman, Chief Suhr, Deputy Chief
Biel, Inspector Monroe, Risa Tom, Lieutenant Yick, Sergeant Crudo, Insp. Paine, Insp.
McDonald, Captain Pedrini)
VOTE TO ELECT WHETHER TO DISCLOSE ANY OR ALL DISCUSSION HELD IN CLOSED
Motion by Commissioner Mazzucco, second by Commissioner Turman.
Motion by Commissioner Kingsley, second by Commissioner Chan.
Thereafter, the meeting was adjourned at 8:35 p.m.
Inspector John Monroe
San Francisco Police Commission