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DOJ Report: San Francisco Police Biased against Minorities

After extensive review, the U.S. Department of Justice declared yesterday that the San Francisco Police Department has exhibited bias against minorities. Although the DOJ assessment found the SFPD to be “an organization of good intention,” it “sometimes failed in execution with respect to accountability and ensuring appropriate cultural standards.” The 400-plus-page review made 272 recommendations, all of which the DOJ’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services plans to help implement over the next 18 months.
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