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April 2, 2014

APRIL 2, 2014 REGULAR MEETING

The Police Commission of the City and County of San Francisco met in Room

400, City Hall, #1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, San Francisco, at 5:33 p.m.

PRESENT: Commissioners Mazzucco, Turman, Marshall, DeJesus, Chan, Loftus

Commissioner Mazzucco announced that the meeting will be adjourned in

honor of Officer J.R. Richards and Officer Alfreddie Steward who passed away recently.

PUBLIC COMMENT

Jakkee Bryson thanked the Commission for having a meeting at the Tenderloin

and apologized for the bad public behavior by other attendees of the meeting and

thanked the Commission and the Chief for their patience.

Tom Silhorst discussed concerns regarding lack of quorum at the last meeting

and spoke of concerns regarding police indictments.

Clyde asked the people relax about the indictments.

REPORTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

a. Chief’s Report

- Review of recent activities

- Presentation re: Earthquake Safety & Emergency Response Bond

Chief Suhr spoke of Operation Genesis where members of the Department

brought kids to Africa. The Chief announced that there will be a gun buy- back this

weekend at 2630 Bayshore, Saturday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Samuel Choy, Project Manager, presented the Earthquake Safety & Emergency

Response Bond (ESER).

b. OCC Director’s Report

- Review of recent activities

Director Hicks stated that the OCC was in attendance at the town hall meeting

for the recent OIS incident and that the OCC have received complaints regarding said

incident.

c. Commission Reports

- Commission President’s Report

- Commissioners’ Reports

Commissioner Mazzucco has no report.

Commissioner Marshall stated that he hopes to get more guns this weekend.

Commissioner Turman spoke of recent lack of quorum that resulted in a

cancellation of a meeting and explained that the Commission is dedicated to the service

of the people.

Commissioner DeJesus thanked that Tenderloin community for hosting the

Commission and thanked the Tenderloin community for being so gracious.

Commissioner Loftus thanked the Department for inviting the Commission to

the St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

d. Commission Announcements and scheduling of items identified for

consideration at future Commission meetings

Inspector Monroe announced that next week the Commission will meet at City

Hall and no meeting on the 16th , and in the Southern on the 23rd.

PUBLIC COMMENT

Ms. Paulette Brown spoke on the murder of her son Aubrey Abrakasa, Jr. and

that his birthday is April 6th and asked the public for help and showed the names of

suspects who killed her son.

Chief Suhr announced that the tip line is (415) 575-4444.

Larry Edmund spoke of Willie Brown and Chief Earl Sanders and spoke of living

in SROs and being bullied as an LGBT individual.

Friend of Alejandro Nieto spoke of being at his funeral yesterday and asked for

the officers to be terminated and asked why the funeral was not paid for and that

nobody helped the family.

PUBLIC COMMENT ON ALL MATTERS PERTAINING TO CLOSED SESSION

None

VOTE ON WHETHER TO HOLD CLOSED SESSION

Motion by Commissioner Marshall, second by Commissioner Loftus. Approved

6-0.

CLOSED SESSION (6:30 pm. – 7:45 p.m.)

(6:30 pm. – 7:45 p.m.)

PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION: Chief of Police

Review of findings and Chief’s decision to return or not return officers to duty

following an officer-involved shooting (OIS CASE NOS. 14-003 & 14-004)

(Present: Commissioners Mazzucco, Turman, Marshall, DeJesus, Chan, Loftus, Chief

Suhr, Deputy Chief Tomioka, Captain Pedrini, Deputy City Attorney Mahoney, Inspector

Monroe, Risa Tom, Lt. Yick, Sgt. Crudo, Sgt. Altofer, Sgt. Campbell)

PERSONNEL EXCEPTION: Status and calendaring of pending disciplinary cases.

(Present: Commissioners Mazzucco, Turman, Marshall, Chan, Loftus, Chief Suhr, Deputy

Chief Tomioka, Deputy City Attorney Mahoney, Inspector Monroe, Risa Tom)

OPEN SESSION

VOTE ON WHETHER TO DISCLOSE ANY OR ALL DISCUSSION HELD IN CLOSED SESSION

Motion by Commissioner Marshall, second by Commissioner Chan, for non

disclosure. Approved 6-0.

ADJOURNMENT

Meeting is adjourned in honor of Officer James Richards and Officer Alfreddie

Steward.

Motion by Commissioner DeJesus, second by Commissioner Mazzucco.

Approved 6-0.

Thereafter, the meeting was adjourned at 7:50 p.m.

__________________________________________

Inspector John Monroe

Secretary

San Francisco Police Commission

Last updated: 6/25/2014 2:52:58 PM