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Dozens of SFPD officers quit before facing serious discipline. An ‘informal’ policy seeks to fix it.

A day before the San Francisco Police Department’s Internal Affairs department found that Sgt. Michael Mellone should face a 10-day suspension for unnecessarily escalating a situation that led to Luis Gongora Pat being shot and killed in 2016, Mellone quit the SFPD.  Only days later and 45 miles away, Mellone started his first shift with […]