The San Francisco Police Commission has begun the process of selecting nominees to submit to Mayor Edwin Lee for the position of Chief of Police for the San Francisco Police Department. The Commission invites public participation in this process, including input from the public on preferred qualities and characteristics for the next Chief of Police.

Members of the public are welcome to provide public comment at the Commission’s regularly scheduled meetings, and to submit written materials to the Commission.

In addition, the Commission has scheduled three community events where Commissioners will meet with members of the public and listen to input regarding the qualities and characteristics sought in the next Chief of Police. Two or three Commissioners will attend each event, which are scheduled on the following dates at the following locations:

  • Thursday, February 10, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm, at the United Irish Cultural Center, located at 2700 45th Avenue.
  • Thursday, February 17, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm, at the Southeast Community Facility located at 1800 Oakdale Avenue.
  • Thursday, February 24, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm, at the LGBT Community Center located at 1800 Market Street. The San Francisco LGBT Community Center is providing the use of its facility for the event.

All members of the public are welcome to attend one or more of these community events. REQUEST ACCOMMODATION? For questions, please contact the Police Commission Office at 415-553-1667.


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