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February 12, 2014

FEBRUARY 12, 2014 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, Turman, Marshall, DeJesus, Chan, Kingsley

ABSENT: Commissioner Loftus

(Commissioner Turman was excused at 7:00 p.m.)

PRESENTATION OF CERTIFICATE OF APPRECIATION

- Retired Lieutenant Troy H. Dangerfield, Sr.

Chief Suhr presented the Certificate of Appreciation to Retired Lieutenant

Dangerfield, Sr. Commissioner Kim Shree Maufus spoke of the accomplishments of Lt.

Dangerfield and read letters from Senator Feinstein and the Board of Supervisors and

Assemblyman Tom Ammiano.

Retired Lieutenant Dangerfield addressed the audience.

Commissioner Shorter, President of Commission for Status of Women,

presented Lieutenant Dangerfield with a Certificate of Commendation.

Retired Lieutenant Tapia spoke and commended Lt. Dangerfield.

Retired Officer Arlene Drummer addressed the audience and commended Lt.

Dangerfield for his help while she was going though the Academy.

CONSENT CALENDAR

- SFPD/OCC’s 4th Quarter 2013 Status Report on General Orders/Policy

Proposals

Motion by Commissioner Marshall, second by Commissioner Kingsley.

Approved 6-0.

PUBLIC COMMENT

Jakkee Bryson spoke of a hearing set for March 6th in regards to a dangerous dog

incident and commended Captain Cherniss for a job well done at the Tenderloin.

Ace Washington spoke of problems with the Department in his community and

discussed concerns about abuse of power in the Western Addition.

Marty Halloran, POA President, announced that he has been voted as President

and thanked the membership for voting for him and stated that he will maintain an

open dialogue with the Commission to better serve the membership of the Department.

REPORTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

a. Chief’s Report

- Review of recent activities

- Presentation of the Secure Communities Monthly Audit, July – December 2013

Chief Suhr announced that there were two pedestrian fatalities since the last

Commission meeting and two shootings in the Western Addition and the Bayview. The

Chief also announced that the Chinese Parade will be on Saturday and invited all the

Commissioners.

Captain Connolly and Gordon Brussow presented the Secure Communities

Monthly Audit.

b. OCC Director’s Report

- Review of recent activities

- Presentation of the OCC’s Statistical Reports & Summary of Cases received in

January 2014, Mediation of Complaints in January 2014, and Adjudication of

Sustained Complaints in January 2014

Director Hicks reported on recent activities including attending the Black History

Month Celebration at City Hall.

Director Hicks also presented the Statistical Reports & Summary of Cases

received in January, Mediation of Complaints in January 2014 and Adjudication of

Sustain Complaints in January 2014.

c. Commission Reports

- Commission President’s Report

- Commissioners’ Reports

Commissioner Mazzucco stated that he spoke at the Bay Area Liaison Group in

regards to politics and police in San Francisco.

Commissioner Chan stated that the next CIT class is on February 24th to the 27th

at the Hall of Flowers in Golden Gate Park.

d. Commission Announcements and scheduling of items identified for

consideration at future Commission meetings

Inspector Monroe announced that there will be no meeting on the 19th . The

District Meeting will be at Grattan Elementary School on February 26th , at 6:00 p.m.

PUBLIC COMMENT

Jakkee Bryson asked that the Police Commission push for building safety

through SF Safe or something like that so that tenants can form public safety

committees to educate the public as to what can be done when crime is committed

against them.

PUBLIC COMMENT ON ALL MATTERS PERTAINING TO CLOSED SESSION

None

VOTE ON WHETHER TO HOLD CLOSED SESSION

Motion by Commissioner Marshall, second by Commissioner Kingsley.

Approved 6-0.

CLOSED SESSION (6:45 p.m. – 7:20 p.m.)

(6:45 p.m. – 7:20 p.m.)

PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION: Chief of Police

Review of findings and Chief’s Decision to return officer to duty following officer

involved shooting (OIS Case No. 14-002)

(Present: Commissioners Mazzucco, Turman, Marshall, DeJesus, Chan, Kingsley, Chief

Suhr, Deputy Chief Tomioka, Deputy City Attorney Mahoney, Inspector Monroe, Risa

Tom, Sergeant Campbell, Sgt. Crudo, Captain Pedrini, Lieutenant Yick)

CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – Existing Litigation

Jason Kirchner v. CCSF, et al., SF Superior Court CPF-11-511088, filed 12/14/2011

(Present: Commissioners Turman, Marshall, Chan, Kingsley, Chief Suhr, Deputy Chief

Tomioka, Captain Pedrini, Deputy City Attorney Mahoney, Deputy City Attorney

Snodgrass, Inspector Monroe, Risa Tom)

Motion to by Commissioner Chan, second by Commissioner DeJesus to recuse

Commissioner Mazzucco for the Kirchner, Morgado, and Chi matters. Approved 4-0.

Motion to by Commissioner Chan, second by Commissioner Turman to recuse

Commissioner DeJesus. Approved 4-0.

CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – Existing Litigation

Morgado vs.CCSF, et al., San Francisco Superior Court Case No. 12-518287, filed

February 16, 2012; Conference with legal counsel regarding existing litigation

(Present: Commissioners Marshall, DeJesus, Chan, Kingsley, Chief Suhr, Deputy Chief

Tomioka, Captain Pedrini, Director Hicks, Attorney Fraenkel, Deputy City Attorney

Mahoney, Deputy City Attorney Ofierski, Inspector Monroe, Risa Tom)

CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – Existing Litigation

Chi vs.CCSF, et al., Claim No. 14-01305; Conference with legal counsel regarding

existing litigation

(Present: Commissioners Marshall, DeJesus, Chan, Kingsley, Chief Suhr, Deputy Chief

Tomioka, Captain Pedrini, Director Hicks, Attorney Fraenkel, Deputy City Attorney

Mahoney, Deputy City Attorney Ofierski, Inspector Monroe, Risa Tom)

PERSONNEL EXCEPTION: Status and calendaring of pending disciplinary cases.

(Present: Commissioners Marshall, DeJesus, Chan, Kingsley, Chief Suhr, Deputy Chief

Tomioka, Captain Pedrini, Deputy City Attorney Mahoney, Inspector Monroe, Risa Tom)

OPEN SESSION

VOTE ON WHETHER TO DISCLOSE ANY OR ALL DISCUSSION HELD IN CLOSED SESSION

Motion by Commissioner Kingsley, second by Commissioner DeJesus for non

disclosure. Approved 4-0.

ADJOURNMENT

Motion by Commissioner DeJesus, second by Commissioner Chan.

Approved 4-0.

Thereafter, the meeting was adjourned at 7:20 p.m.

__________________________________________

Inspector John Monroe

Secretary

San Francisco Police Commission

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