July 19, 2023 Police Commission meeting

Wednesday, July 19, 2023

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    Agenda

    1. Weekly Officer Recognition Certificate

      Presentation of an Officer who has gone above and beyond in the performance of their duties.

      - Officer Stephen Hampton, Star No.1793, Airport Bureau

       

    2. General Public Comment

       (The public is now welcome to address the Commission regarding items that do not appear on tonight’s agenda but that are within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Commission.  Speakers shall address their remarks to the Commission as a whole and not to individual Commissioners or Department or DPA personnel.  Under Police Commission Rules of Order, during public comment, neither Police or DPA personnel, nor Commissioners are required to respond to questions presented by the public but, may provide a brief response.  Individual Commissioners and Police and DPA personnel should refrain, however, from entering into any debates or discussion with speakers during public comment.)

    3. Consent Calendar (RECEIVE & FILE; ACTION)

      -              Violence Reduction Initiative Gift Card Incentive Policy

      -              Three (3) Complimentary full access passes to attend Oracle CloudWorld, valued at $3,897

    4. Chief’s Report (DISCUSSION)

      - Weekly crime trends and public safety concerns (Provide an overview of offenses, incidents, or events occurring in San Francisco having an impact on public safety. Commission discussion on unplanned events and activities the Chief describes will be limited to determining whether to calendar for a future meeting.)

    5. DPA Director’s Report (DISCUSSION)

      - Report on recent DPA activities, and announcements (DPA's report will be limited to a brief description of DPA activities and announcements. Commission discussion will be limited to determining whether to calendar any of the issues raised for a future Commission meeting.)

       

       

       

       

    6. Commission Reports (ACTION)

      (Commission reports will be limited to a brief description of activities and announcements.  Commission discussion will be limited to determining whether to calendar any of the issues raised for a future Commission meeting.)

      - Commission President's Report
      - Commissioners' Reports
      - Commission announcements and scheduling of items identified for consideration at future Commission meetings (ACTION)
       

    7. ​​​​​​​Discussion and possible action to adopt a resolution (DISCUSSION & POSSIBLE ACTION)

      Urging the Board of Supervisors to retroactively authorize the Police Department to accept and expend a grant in the amount of $70,549 from the California Governor's Office of Emergency Services for the Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Program to train and procure equipment for the Criminology Laboratory with the project period beginning on April 1, 2023, through June 30, 2024. 

    8. ​​​​​​​Discussion and possible action to adopt a resolution (DISCUSSION & POSSIBLE ACTION)

      Urging the Board of Supervisors to retroactively authorize the Police Department to accept and expend a grant in the amount of $1,407,675.74 from the California Board of State and Community Corrections Officer Wellness and Mental Health Grant Program to improve officer wellness and expand mental health sources for our sworn members with the project period beginning on July 1, 2022, through December 1, 2025. 

    9. Discussion on Supervisor Dean Preston’s Letter to the Commission inquiring into the police response during Dolores Park skating event, at the request of the Commission (DISCUSSION)
    10. Discussion on the Dolores Park Hill Bomb and SFPD’s Fourth of July deployment, at the request of the Commission (DISCUSSION)
    11. Sparks Reports: 2nd Quarter 2023 (DISCUSSION)

      Quarterly report to the Commission regarding policy proposals under consideration.

                      - SFPD

                      - DPA

    12. Discussion and presentation on Benchmark: First Sign, a case management system, at the request of the Commission (DISCUSSION)
    13. Public comment on all matters pertaining to Item 15 below, Closed Session, including public comment on Item 14, vote whether to hold Item 15 in closed session.
    14. Vote on whether to hold Item 15 in Closed Session including vote on whether to assert the attorney-client privilege with regards to 15b and 15c (San Francisco Administrative Code Section 67.10) (ACTION)
    15. Closed Session

      a. THE COMMISSION IS NOT MEETING WITH THE SF POLICE OFFICERS ASSOCIATION IN CLOSED SESSION. CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR – COLLECTIVE BARGAINING. This item is for the Commission to meet in closed session with their labor negotiator and provide direction for bargaining with the San Francisco Police Officers Association (POA). The POA is not permitted to attend this closed session meeting. Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6 and San Francisco Administrative Code Section 67.10(e):

      City Negotiator: LaWanna Preston, SFPD Labor Relations Director

      Organization representing Police Officers: SF Police Officers Association

      Anticipated Issues Under Negotiation: Discussion on DGO 9.07 (DISCUSSION)

      b. PERSONNEL EXCEPTION.  Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957(b)(1) and San Francisco Administrative Code Section 67.10(b) and Penal Code Section 832.7:

      Discussion and possible action to decide penalty on sustained specifications on disciplinary charges filed in DPA Case No. 44475-20 (DISCUSSION & POSSIBLE ACTION)

      c. PERSONNEL EXCEPTION.  Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957(b)(1) and San Francisco Administrative Code Section 67.10(b) and Penal Code Section 832.7:

      Discussion and possible action to decide specifications and penalty on the disciplinary charges filed in DPA  Case No. 46148-21 (DISCUSSION & POSSIBLE ACTION)

    16. OPEN SESSION - Vote to elect whether to disclose any or all discussion on Item 15 held in closed session including vote on whether to assert the attorney-client privilege with regards to 15b and 15c (SF Admin Code Section 67.12(a)) (ACTION)
    17. Adjournment

    Date & Time

    Wednesday, July 19, 2023
    5:30 pm

    Police Department

    Police Commission
    City Hall
    1 Dr Carlton B. Goodlett Place
    Room 400
    San Francisco, CA 94102
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    With the return to in-person meetings and the end of the City and State’s public emergency orders, there will be no remote public comment, except for disability accommodations.

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    Documents

    Meeting Minutes

    KNOW YOUR RIGHTS UNDER THE SUNSHINE ORDINANCE

    KNOW YOUR RIGHTS UNDER THE SUNSHINE ORDINANCE

    Government's duty is to serve the public, reaching its decisions in full view of the public. Commissions, boards, councils, and other agencies of the City and County exist to conduct the people's business. This ordinance assures that deliberations are conducted before the people and that City operations are open to the people's review. For information on your rights under the Sunshine Ordinance (Chapters 67 of the San Francisco Administrative Code) or to report a violation of the ordinance, please contact: Sunshine Ordinance Task Force Administrator in Room 244 at City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, San Francisco, CA 94102-4683. (Office) 415-554-7724; (Fax) 415-554-7854; E-mail: SOTFsfgov.org.
    Copies of the Sunshine Ordinance can be obtained from the Clerk of the Sunshine Task Force, the San Francisco Public Library and on the City's website at www.sfgov.org. Copies of explanatory documents are available to the public online at http://www.sfbos.org/sunshine or, upon request to the Commission Secretary, at the above address or phone number.

    LANGUAGE ACCESS

    LANGUAGE ACCESS

    Per the Language Access Ordinance (Chapter 91 of the San Francisco Administrative Code), Chinese, Spanish and or Filipino (Tagalog) interpreters will be available upon requests. Meeting Minutes may be translated, if requested, after they have been adopted by the Commission. Assistance in additional languages may be honored whenever possible. To request assistance with these services please contact the Police Commission at (v) 415.837.7070 at least 48 hours in advance of the hearing. Late requests will be honored if possible.

    DISABILITY ACCESS

    DISABILITY ACCESS

    Police Commission hearings are held in Room 400 at City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place in San Francisco. City Hall is accessible to persons using wheelchairs and other assistive mobility devices. Ramps are available at the Grove, Van Ness and McAllister entrances. The closest accessible BART station is Civic Center Station. For information about SFMTA service, please call 311.
    Assistive listening devices, real time captioning, American Sign Language interpreters, readers, large print agendas or other accommodations are available upon request. Please make your requests for accommodations to the Police Commission at (v) 415.837.7070. Requesting accommodations at least 72 hours prior to the meeting will help to ensure availability.

    LOBBYIST ORDINANCE

    LOBBYIST ORDINANCE

    Individuals and entities that influence or attempt to influence local legislative or administrative action may be required by the San Francisco Lobbyist Ordinance [SF Campaign & Governmental Conduct Code 2.100] to register and report lobbying activity. For more information about the Lobbyist Ordinance, please contact the San Francisco Ethics Commission at 25 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 220, San Francisco, CA 94102; (Office) 415.252.3100; (Fax) 415.252.3112; Website: sfgov.org/ethics.

    Last updated October 6, 2023