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May 1, 2013

MAY 1, 2013 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 5:30 p.m.

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

ABSENT: Commissioner Loftus

(Commissioner DeJesus waiting for reappointment at this time; Commissioner Turman

arrived at 5:45 p.m.)

 

CONSENT CALENDAR

- Request for approval to accept donation of $4,000.00 from the Supporters of

the SFPD Wilderness Program for use by the Wilderness Program

Motion by Commissioner Marshall, second by Commissioner Chan.

Approved 4-0.

PUBLIC COMMENT

None

PUBLIC COMMENT

Unidentified spoke in regards to tasers and the decision of the Chief to

withdraw request for tasers. He went on to talk about cameras made by Taser

International and supported by ACLU. (Document submitted)

Maria Bailey spoke in regards to crime in the Tenderloin and asked for a task

force in the Tenderloin to control crime.

Ray Hartz, SF Open Government, spoke in regards to his OCC complaint against

Inspector Miranda and stated that he did not get any phone calls, messages, or letters

from the OCC.

REPORTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

a. Chief’s Report

- Review of recent activities

- Presentation of the 1st Quarter 2013 FDRB Findings & Recommendations

Chief Suhr spoke regarding closing April with a ten-year low in homicides. The

Chief commended the officers who are out there doing their jobs. The Chief also spoke

about recent events attended by the department including March of Dime March for

Babies, visit from delegates from Tunisia, and the Chief’s recent trip to Washington, DC.

Sergeant John Crudo, Internal Affairs Division, presented the 1st Quarter 2013

FDRB Findings & Recommendations and OIS summary.

b. OCC Director’s Report

- Review of recent activities

Director Hicks spoke regarding meeting with the Tunisian delegates. Director

Hicks also stated that she will be presenting the OCC’s Annual Report next week.

c. Commission Reports

- Commission President’s Report

- Commissioners’ Reports

- Discussion re: Scheduling Resolution

Commissioner Mazzucco commended officers from Northern and Tenderloin

with helping his neighbor recover her stolen vehicle, specifically Sergeants Ryan and

Holder.

Commissioner Chan reported on attending the CPAB monthly meeting and that

the next meeting will be June 3rd .

d. Commission Announcements and scheduling of items identified for

consideration at future Commission meetings

Inspector Monroe announced that there will be no meeting on May 15th , and

will meet in the Ingleside on May 29th .

Commissioner Kingsley spoke in regards to pedestrian safety in the city.

PUBLIC COMMENT

Ray Hartz, SF Open Government, spoke in regards to responding to public

comments.

Unidentified spoke in regards to how the Commission does not respond to

studies done by the Controller’s Office in regards to Patrol Specials.

PRESENTATION OF THE PATROL SPECIAL OFFICERS COMPLIANCE REPORT

Commissioner Chan gave a brief background history as to the report.

Officer Eric Chang presented the Patrol Special Officers Compliance Report.

PUBLIC COMMENT

Unidentified spoke in regards to non compliance with the Controller’s study and

compliance should be on all criteria.

PUBLIC COMMENT ON ALL MATTERS PERTAINING TO CLOSED SESSION

None

VOTE ON WHETHER TO HOLD CLOSED SESSION

Motion by Commissioner Chan, second by Commissioner Kingsley.

Approved 5-0.

CLOSED SESSION (6:35 p.m. – 7:50 p.m.)

(6:35 p.m. – 7:50 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 No. 13-004, 13-005, and 13-006)

(PRESENT: Commissioners Mazzucco, Marshall, Chan, Kingsley, Turman, Chief Suhr,

Deputy Chief Biel, Deputy City Attorney Porter, Deputy City Attorney Blits, Inspector

Monroe, Risa Tom, Captain Pedrini, Lt. Yick, Insp. Payne)

PERSONNEL EXCEPTION: Decision to return disciplinary charges filed in Case No. IAD

2011-0229 to the Chief’s level per disposition agreed to by the Chief and the parties

(PRESENT: Commissioners Mazzucco, Marshall, Chan, Kingsley, Turman, Chief Suhr,

Deputy City Attorney Blits, Inspector Monroe, Risa Tom, Attorney Alden, Attorney

Hinckley, Attorney Burrell, member involved) Resolution 13-22

(Taken in shorthand form by Ms. Dawn Sandler, CSR., Roomian & Associates)

VOTE TO ELECT WHETHER TO DISCLOSE ANY OR ALL DISCUSSION IN CLOSED SESSION

Motion by Commissioner Kingsley, second by Commissioner Marshall for non

disclosure. Approved 5-0.

ADJOURNMENT

Motion by Commissioner Chan, second by Commissioner Marshall.

Approved 5-0.

Thereafter, the meeting was adjourned at 7:50 p.m.

__________________________________________

Inspector John Monroe

Secretary

San Francisco Police Commission

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