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BASF’s Criminal Justice Task Force Data Collection Subcommittee Makes Recommendations to the SFPD

August 17, 2016 – San Francisco - The Board of Directors of The Bar Association of San Francisco today approved its Criminal Justice Task Force recommendations for the collection and “expert analysis of data to examine whether the police are treating members of the community fairly, to determine what should be commended and encouraged and what needs to be improved.”

For over a year, the task force’s Data Collection Subcommittee undertook extensive research, consulted with nationally recognized experts, and met at length with the command and technical staff of numerous police agencies and produced a list of recommendations, believing that putting into practice the recommendations is the most critical step in identifying problems so they can be addressed.

Read the recommendations.