SFPD Transparency and Reform Initiatives

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Changes We’re Making

The relationship between the San Francisco Police Department and the community is a high priority. The department is committed to improving trust and providing transparency while protecting our residents, visitors, and communities. To learn more about the Department’s commitment to transparency and reform, please select one of the following sections:

Reform Progress

SFPD Reform Status Charts as of 11/30/2017 for the 2016 Department of Justice/COPS Collaborative Reform Initiative Recommendations

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View Charts in Text Based Format

Status Definitions:

  • In Progress: SFPD is actively working on the recommendation.
  • In Approval Process: PSPPB has received assignee's completed packet, will review and submit for Chief's approval.
  • SFPD Complete / DOJ Review: Completed packet submitted for external review.
  • External Reviewed: SFPD completed packets reviewed by TBD (Includes SFPD completed packets reviewed by the DOJ prior to its withdrawal from the CRI-TA process on September 15, 2017*

Status of Recommendations:

  • In Approval Process: 3.2, 5.2, 11.2, 18.1, 18.2, 21.1, 23.2, 24.2, 25.1, 26.1, 26.4, 27.4, 28.4, 29.2, 30.1, 30.2, 30.3, 30.4, 30.5, 31.1, 32.1, 32.2, 35.1, 35.2, 35.3, 39.7, 39.9, 40.6, 40.8, 42.3, 42.4, 43.2, 44.1, 44.2, 44.4, 45.2, 45.3, 46.5, 47.2, 47.3, 49.1, 50.2, 51.1, 52.1, 52.2, 52.3, 54.1, 54.2, 55.2, 59.1, 60.3, 63.2, 70.1, 70.2, 70.3, 70.4, 71.1, 71.2, 72.1, 72.2, 72.3, 73.2, 74.1, 74.2, 75.1, 75.2, 76.1, 76.2, 77.2, 80.2, 80.3, 81.1, 85.1, 85.2, 88.1, 88.2, 88.3, 88.4
  • SFPD Complete/ DOJ Review:3.1, 4.3, 4.4, 5.1, 6.2, 6.3, 7.1, 7.2, 8.2, 9.1, 9.3, 10.1, 17.1, 18.3, 20.4, 22.1, 23.1, 24.1, 24.3, 24.4, 24.5, 24.6, 25.4, 27.2, 27.5, 27.7, 28.2, 28.3, 28.5, 30.6, 33.1, 34.1, 34.2, 34.3, 37.1, 38.2, 39.5, 39.6, 39.8, 43.3, 44.3, 49.3, 51.2, 66.3, 68.2, 73.1, 82.1, 83.1, 83.2, 84.1, 84.2, 86.1, 92.1, 92.2
  • DOJ Reviewed: 4.5, 7.3, 8.1, 9.2, 9.4, 12.1, 13.1, 14.1, 14.2, 14.3, 15.2, 19.3, 26.2, 26.3, 28.6, 28.7, 29.4, 35.4, 37.2, 50.1, 55.1, 64.2, 66.1, 66.2, 75.3, 86.2, 90.1
  • In Progress: Remaining 113 recommendations.

*On September 15, 2017, the Department of Justice announced its withdrawal from the Collaborative Reform Process. For more information, please see: https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/department-justice-announces-changes-collaborative-reform-initiative