Seal of the City and County of San Francisco

March 18, 2003

March 18, 2003



3:00 p.m. 

Thomas J. Cahill Hall of Justice
850 Bryant Street, Room 551
San Francisco, California

  1. Pledge of Allegiance

  2. Roll Call

  3. Public Comment on Items 4 through 6.

  4. Vote to elect whether to meet in closed session under California Government Code Section 54956.9 and San Francisco Administrative Code Section 67.10(d)

  5. Closed Session pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9 and San Francisco Administrative Code Section 67.10(d):

    (Discussion Item)

    Number of potential cases: 1 as Defendant

  6. Closed Session pursuant to Government Code Section 54957 and San Francisco Administrative Code Section 67.10( b):

    Chief of Police Earl Sanders (Action Item)

  7. Reconvene in open session: Roll Call and

    a. Possible report on action taken, if any, in Closed Session (Government Code Section 54957.1(a) and San Francisco Administrative Code Section 67.12(b)) (Action Item)

    b. Vote to elect whether to disclose any or all discussions held in Closed Session. (San Francisco Administrative Code Section 67.12(a).) (Action Item)

  8. Discussion and possible action to direct the Chief of Police, acting through Deputy Chief Heather Fong, to: (1) Prepare a list of recommended individuals or entities to conduct an independent, unbiased and thorough inquiry into both the November 20, 2002 incident involving Officers Matthew Tonsing, David Lee, and Alex Fagan, Jr., and the Department’s investigation of that incident, and to present a comprehensive, written report of the results of the inquiry to Deputy Chief Heather Fong and the Police Commission; (2) Consult with the President of the Police Commission regarding the selection of an individual or entity from such list; and (3) Take all steps necessary to expeditiously negotiate and execute a contract with the selected individual or entity. (Action Item)


(The ringing of and use of cell phones, pagers and similar sound-producing electronic devices are prohibited at this meeting. Please be advised that the Chair may order the removal from the meeting room of any person(s) responsible for the ringing or use of a cell phone, pager, or other similar sound-producing electronic devices.) 

*There will be Public Comments on any item before or during discussion of each item. 
(Chapter 67 of the San Francisco Administrative Code) 

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