SF Police Commission head Suzy Loftus resigns for sheriff’s job

San Francisco Police Commission President Suzy Loftus resigned Tuesday, leaving the oversight board without a powerful voice amid a sustained push for reforms in the police force.

Loftus is joining the San Francisco Sheriff’s Department as assistant chief legal counsel for the law and policy team, and Sheriff Vicki Hennessy determined the role could create conflicts of interest with the duties of a police commissioner.

Wednesday will be Loftus’ final meeting after almost five years on the seven-member commission, which sets police policy and oversees the discipline of officers.

In the past year,...
6 Published By - Bay Area News - 2017.01.11. 00:13
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