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:*

*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:*

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Objective 3: Community Policing

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Objective 4: Accountability

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

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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:*

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

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