SFPD's Response to the DOJ / COPS Recommendations

The DOJ/COPS assessment provides 94 findings with 272 recommendations for department improvement. The areas reviewed by the DOJ/COPS include Use of Force; Bias; Community Policing; Accountability; and Recruitment, Hiring and Personnel Practices.

To view SFPD’s response to the implementation of the DOJ/COPS recommendations, select one of the categories below:

Objective 1: Use of Force

Objective 2: Bias

Objective 3: Community Policing

Objective 4: Accountability

Objective 5: Recruitment, Hiring and Personnel Practices

Note: The format of the Individual Recommendation Report (PSPPB form 1001) used to provide response to the DOJ/COPS recommendations may vary due to an earlier version used prior to the form revision on 2/23/17.


Objective 1: Use of Force

To view SFPD's response to the implementation of the recommendations categorized as "Use of Force", select from below:*

PDF iconSFPD-response-DOJ-COPS-Recommendation-3.1.pdf
PDF iconSFPD-response-DOJ-COPS-Recommendation-4.3.pdf
PDF iconSFPD-response-DOJ-COPS-Recommendation-4.4.pdf
PDF iconSFPD-response-DOJ-COPS-Recommendation-7.3.pdf
PDF iconSFPD-response-DOJ-COPS-Recommendation-8.1.pdf
PDF iconSFPD-response-DOJ-COPS-Recommendation-8.2.pdf
PDF iconSFPD-response-DOJ-COPS-Recommendation-9.1.pdf
PDF iconSFPD-response-DOJ-COPS-Recommendation-9.2.pdf
PDF iconSFPD-response-DOJ-COPS-Recommendation-9.4.pdf
PDF iconSFPD-response-DOJ-COPS-Recommendation-13.1.pdf
PDF iconSFPD-response-DOJ-COPS-Recommendation-14.1.pdf
PDF iconSFPD-response-DOJ-COPS-Recommendation-14.2.pdf
PDF iconSFPD-response-DOJ-COPS-Recommendation-14.3.pdf
PDF iconSFPD-response-DOJ-COPS-Recommendation-15.2.pdf
PDF iconSFPD-response-DOJ-COPS-Recommendation-17.1.pdf
PDF iconSFPD-response-DOJ-COPS-Recommendation-20.4.pdf
PDF iconSFPD-response-DOJ-COPS-Recommendation-23.1.pdf

*As the department continues to respond to the DOJ/COPS recommendations, additional responses will be posted.

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Objective 2: Bias

To view SFPD's response to the implementation of the recommendations categorized as "Bias", select from below:*

PDF iconSFPD-response-DOJ-COPS-Recommendation-24.5.pdf
PDF iconSFPD-response-DOJ-COPS-Recommendation-26.2.pdf
PDF iconSFPD-response-DOJ-COPS-Recommendation-26.3.pdf
PDF iconSFPD-response-DOJ-COPS-Recommendation-34.2.pdf
PDF iconSFPD-response-DOJ-COPS-Recommendation-35.4.pdf

*As the department continues to respond to the DOJ/COPS recommendations, additional responses will be posted.

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Objective 3: Community Policing

To view SFPD's response to the implementation of the recommendations categorized as "Community Policing", select from below:*

PDF iconSFPD-response-DOJ-COPS-Recommendation-44.3.pdf
PDF iconSFPD-response-DOJ-COPS-Recommendation-50.1.pdf

*As the department continues to respond to the DOJ/COPS recommendations, additional responses will be posted.

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Objective 4: Accountability

To view SFPD's response to the implementation of the recommendations categorized as "Accountability", select from below:*

PDF iconSFPD-response-DOJ-COPS-Recommendation-55.1.pdf
PDF iconSFPD-response-DOJ-COPS-Recommendation-66.1.pdf
PDF iconSFPD-response-DOJ-COPS-Recommendation-66.2.pdf
PDF iconSFPD-response-DOJ-COPS-Recommendation-66.3.pdf
PDF iconSFPD-response-DOJ-COPS-Recommendation-73.1.pdf
PDF iconSFPD-response-DOJ-COPS-Recommendation-75.3.pdf

*As the department continues to respond to the DOJ/COPS recommendations, additional responses will be posted.

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Objective 5: Recruitment, Hiring and Personnel Practices

To view SFPD's response to the implementation of the recommendations categorized as "Recruitment, Hiring and Personnel Practices", select from below:*

PDF iconSFPD-response-DOJ-COPS-Recommendation-84.1.pdf
PDF iconSFPD-response-DOJ-COPS-Recommendation-90.1.pdf

*As the department continues to respond to the DOJ/COPS recommendations, additional responses will be posted.

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