San Francisco To Place Ban On Hiring Officers With History Of Misconduct

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By The New ALT 105.3

In the wake of the death of George Floyd San Francisco Supervisor Shamann Walton & District Attorney Chesa Boudin have introduced a resolution that would prevent law enforcement from hiring officers with a history of serious misconduct. 

San Francisco law enforcement would be prohibited from hiring officers who are guilty of the following:

  • Discrimination based on race, national origin, gender or sexual orientation
  • Excessive force
  • Racial bias
  • Dishonesty related to the reporting, investigation or prosecution of a crime or misconduct of another officer

The Civil Service Commission would be in charge of making sure SFPD & the sheriff's department don't make any such hires.

The goal is to especially protect people of color from police misconduct.