Supervisor argues S.F. is on verge of ‘a catastrophic police staffing shortage.’ Here’s what he wants to do about it

San Francisco offers a $5,000 signing bonus for officers coming from another department and none for new recruits, the police department reported last year, but other jurisdictions offer much more. As of last week, police said the city had 267...

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deademery
deademery
176 · 8 days ago · Reddit

Saved you a click: It’s the supervisor that formerly worked as the Head of Communications for SFPD. No surprise there. Same guy that wants a show like Cops featuring SFPD.

yoshimipinkrobot
yoshimipinkrobot
24 · 8 days ago · Reddit

Happy to pay them more — even tech salaries — if they agree to be non-union and give up qualified immunity. And agree to have misconduct payouts come from their pensions. And require personal liability insurance with rates set by insurance companies

the_walrus_was_paul
the_walrus_was_paul
20 · 8 days ago · Reddit

I had 3 friends who were cops in SF, two were brothers and another an old high school friend. They all left after 2020 and went to more cushy suburban police stations.

plumbelievable
plumbelievable
20 · 8 days ago · Reddit

Heartening to see so many anti-Dorsey replies for once. This guy sucks.

forkstealer
forkstealer
13 · 8 days ago · Reddit

On the verge of catastrophe? Where's he been for the past 2 years

nagleess
nagleess
12 · 8 days ago · Reddit

They basically don’t do anything now so what would the difference be?

Cool-Business-2393
Cool-Business-2393
6 · 8 days ago · Reddit

They just want more money. If they had a true staffing shortage, they would not be sending 3-4 cops to arrest a guy for spraying water. Not saying what he did was right, but definitely not indicative of a staffing shortage.

Jack____Straw
Jack____Straw
5 · 8 days ago · Reddit

Who would want to be a police officer in SF?