Police Commission - October 3, 2018 - Agenda

Meeting Date: 
October 3, 2018 - 5:30pm
Location: 
City Hall, Room 400
#1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place
San Francisco, CA
United States

Pledge of Allegiance; Roll Call

1.            Presentation of Certificate of Appreciation

                -              Presentation to Galls (A uniform retail establishment)

                                For their participation and partnership with the SFPD & SFPOA on the Pink Patch Project

2.            Consent Calendar (RECEIVE & FILE; ACTION)

-              Request of the Chief of Police to accept a $100 donation from Ms. Belinda Chin to be deposited to the Community Engagement Fund

3.            Reports to the Commission (DISCUSSION)

a.            Chief’s Report

-              Crime Trends (Provide an overview of offenses occurring in San Francisco and the trends in those offenses over time)

-              Significant Incidents (Chief’s report will be limited to a brief description of significant incidents that have occurred since the posting of the agenda.  Commission discussion will be limited to determining whether to calendar any of the incidents the Chief describes for discussion or action at a future commission meeting.)

-              Pink Patch Project Month (Provide an update on the implementation of the Commission-approved use of the pink patch for Breast Cancer Awareness month during October 2018)

-              Fleet Week (Provide an overview of SFPD preparation for planned activities for October 5th through October 8, 2018)

-              Status Update regarding environmental testing at Building 606 located at the old Hunters Point Shipyard

-              Presentation regarding rules governing missing persons.  Department Bulletin 17-086, Missing Persons Assignment Criteria, Department General Order 6.10, Missing Persons

                b.            DPA Director’s Report

-              Report on recent DPA activities, and announcements

c.             Commission Reports

-              Commission President’s Report

-              Commissioners’ Reports

d.            Commission announcements and scheduling of items identified for consideration at future Commission meetings (ACTION)

4.            Discussion and possible action to adopt new Department General Order 5.22, “Interacting with Transgender, Gender-Variant, and Nonbinary Individuals” (DISCUSSION & POSSIBLE ACTION)

5.            Discussion and possible action to approve issuance of Department Bulletin 18-171, per DGO 3.01, modifying Department General Order 5.01, “Use of Force.”  Bulletin 18-171 updates the procedures to send in the use of force supervisory investigation form (ACTION)

6.            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.)

7.            Public comment on all matters pertaining to Item 9 below, Closed Session, including public comment on Item 8 whether to hold Item 9 in closed session and whether to assert the attorney-client privilege with regard to Item 9(a) & (b).

8.            Vote on whether to hold Item 9 in Closed Session, including vote on whether to assert the attorney-client privilege with regard to Item 9 (a) & (b) (San Francisco Administrative Code Section 67.10) (ACTION)

9.            Closed Session

                Roll Call;

  1. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL- Pending Litigation.Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(1) and San Francisco Administrative Code Section 67.10(d)(1):

    San Francisco Police Officers’ Association et al. vs. City and County of San Francisco, et al., San Francisco Superior Court, Case No. CPF-18-516295, filed August 15, 2018 (DISCUSSION)

    b.            CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL-Pending Litigation.  Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(1) and San Francisco Administrative Code Section 67.10(d)(1): 

                    Rain O. Daugherty v. City and County of San Francisco, et al., File No. CPF 15-514302, filed May 11, 2015 (DISCUSSION)

    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:

                    Assignment of an Appeal of the Chief’s Suspension filed in Case No. ALW IAD 2017-0098 to an individual Commissioner for the taking of evidence on a date to be determined by the Commissioner (ACTION)

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

                    PERSONNEL EXCEPTION:   Status and calendaring of pending disciplinary cases

    Open Session

    10.          Vote to elect whether to disclose any or all discussion on Item 9 held in closed session (San Francisco Administrative Code Section 67.12(a)) (ACTION)

    11.          Adjournment (ACTION ITEM)

                            **  SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION FOR POLICE COMMISSION AGENDA ITEMS THAT ARE NOT CONFIDENTIAL AND DOCUMENTATION THAT HAVE BEEN DISTRIBUTED TO THE COMMISSION AFTER DISTRIBUTION OF THE AGENDA PACKETS ARE AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW AT THE POLICE COMMISSION OFFICE, POLICE HEADQUARTERS, 1245 THIRD STREET, 6TH FLOOR, SAN FRANCISCO, CA   94158, DURING NORMAL BUSINESS HOURS.

    PLEASE NOTE:  The Police Commission will meet in the Taraval District on Wednesday, October 17, 2018, at St. Ignatius High School, at the Choral Room, 2001 37th Avenue, San Francisco, CA, starting at 6 p.m. to hear comments from the public and Taraval Station Captain Robert Yick concerning public protection issues in the Taraval District.