Chief of Police Selection Committee Community Meeting, Thursday, 2/24 6PM at LGBT Center

Over the years, the SFPD has become more equality focused with greater diversity on the force and in leadership positions – there are at least 4 OUT LGBT Police in positions of authority. I know that the Castro/Eureka Valley community is at the forefront of equality and diversity so our voices need to be heard in the selection of the next Police Chief to ensure the gains that have been made remain in place and to ensure equality and greater diversity, e.g. trans members, is represented on the SFPD. I encourage you to attend the February 24, 6PM to 8PM at the GLBT Center.

alan beach-nelson
Castro/Eureka Valley Neighborhood Association


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 an 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 events have already transpired and one more is scheduled on the following dates at the following locations:

- Thursday, February 24, 2011, from 6:00pm to 8:00pm, at the San Francisco LGBT Community Center located at 1800 Market Street. The San Francisco LGBT Community Center is providing use of its facility for this event.

ALL MEMBERS of the public are welcome and encouraged to attend these community events. Request accommodation? Please contact the Police Commission Office at 415-553-1667.

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