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Use of Force

Welcome to the SFPOA website link to Use of Force. On this page you will find current SFPD policies, draft SFPD policies, POA response to policy proposals, expert consultant letters, and national law enforcement responses to the Police Executive Research Forum's (PERF) "30 Guiding Principals" to use of force. 

POA Use of Force Proposal

POA Use of Force Proposal 5/2/16
P.O.S.T. Learning Domain #20

Membership Survey

Membership Results

COMMENTS

5-01 Proposed (comments)
5.01.1 Proposed Reporting (comments)
5-02 Proposed Firearms (comments)
Energy Devices (comments)
Additional Comments

SFPD Draft Policies

Drafts 6/22/16:

5.01 Use of Force Policy and POA Notes

Drafts 5/30/16:

5.01 Use of Force version 1
5.01 Use of orce version 2
CED version 1
CED version 2
DIFFERENCES BEWTEEN CED
DIFFERENCES BEWTEEN UOF
SFPOA’s Evaluation of Proposed General Order 5.01 (Version 1)
SFPOA’s Evaluation of Proposed General Order 5.01 (Version 2)

Drafts 3/21/16:

REVISED UOF 5.01
REVISED UOF 5.02
REVISED UOF 5.01.1
Special Operations CED Bureau Order

Drafts 2/10/16:

REVISED UOF 5.01
REVISED UOF 5.02
REVISED UOF 5.01.1
Special Operations CED Bureau Order

SFPD Current Policies

DGO 5.01 Use of Force
DGO 5.02 Use of Firearms

DOJ Review of SFPD Draft Policies

DOJ Memorandum
DOJ Subject Matter Experts Comments of Use of Force Policies
Published press release on DOJ memo and comments

POA and Consultant Policy Review

POA Evaluation of Minimum Force
POA Response to 5.01 Draft Proposal
POA Response to 5.02 Draft Proposal

Taser Poll
D.S. Cameron; Cameron Consultants
Blake P. Loebs
Carotid Restraint
Force to Prevent Suicide
Gregg McLean Adam

Outside Responses to PERF

CPOA, CPCA, CSSA letter
Bolgiano and Mitchell
Jim Glennon (Calibre Press)
Force Science News #304
International Association of Chiefs of Police (I.A.C.P.)
National Association of Police Organizations, Inc.
Missy O’Linn

PERF Guidelines

Guiding Principles