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 08/31/2017 for the 2016 Department of Justice/COPS Collaborative Reform Initiative Recommendations

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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 to the DOJ for review.
  • DOJ Reviewed: DOJ has reviewed the completed packet submitted by SFPD.

Status of Recommendations:

  • In Approval Process: 5.2, 21.1, 23.2, 24.2, 25.1, 28.4, 30.1, 39.9, 43.2, 44.1, 45.2, 46.5, 47.2, 47.3, 50.2, 51.1, 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, 88.1, 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 149 recommendations.