SFPD Releases 2nd Quarter 2017 Use of Force, Arrest and Police Encounters Report(17-111)

As part of the Police Department’s commitment to transparency and accountability, and in compliance with San Francisco Administrative Code Chapter 96A, Law Enforcement Reporting Requirements, the second Quarter, (April, May, and June 2017), Use of Force, Arrest and Police Encounters Report has been released and is available on our website.

http://sanfranciscopolice.org/2017-admin-code-96a-reports

San Francisco Administrative Code, Chapter 96A requires local law enforcement to publish data relating to the use of force, arrests, and encounters with members of the public. This data is required to be submitted quarterly to the Mayor, the Board of Supervisors, the Police Commission and the Human Rights Commission. The report contains the following information:

Admin Code Chapter 96A.3

(a) For Encounters:

(1) The total number;
(2) The total number broken down by race or ethnicity, age, and sex;
(3) The total number of searches performed broken down by race or ethnicity, age, and sex;
(4) The total number of each type of search performed;
(5) For each type of search performed, the total number broken down by race or ethnicity, age, and sex;
(6) The total number of each type of disposition, and the total number for each disposition broken down by race or ethnicity, age, and sex; and
(7) The data for Encounters required to be reported by this subsection (a) shall be reported separately for Detentions and Traffic Stops;

(b) For Use of Force:

1. The total number of Uses of Force;
2. The total number of Uses of Force that resulted in death to the person on whom an Officer used force; and
3. The total number of Uses of Force broken down by race or ethnicity, age, and sex;

(c) For Arrests:

1. The total number; and
2. The total number broken down by race or ethnicity, age, and sex.

(d) Reason for Encounters.

(f) Department of Police Accountability data on alleged bias related complaints.

The full text of Admin Code Chapter 96A can be found online at the Board of Supervisors website:

http://www.sfbos.org/ftp/uploadedfiles/bdsupvrs/ordinances15/o0166-15.pdf

We look forward to continuing to provide these reports in the interest of transparency.