San Francisco DA to Prohibit Officers with History of Misconduct from Being Hired

San Francisco DA to prohibit officers with history of misconduct from being hired (story)

A friend on Facebook writes “Wait, they’re just making this a rule now???”

Unfortunately yes. It appears that the contracts that police unions sign with cities often have many loopholes that explicitly let officers get away with misconduct.

Start here
then here
which takes you here
Their publicly viewable database has ~500 examples of police contracts that explicitly let police get away with a tremendous amount of poor behavior. I hope this situation improves.

(yeah, I’m like 3 weeks behind on posting this. If the world was normal, that wouldn’t be a huge lag. But the world has gone haywire, sorry.)

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