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SF Police Commissioner Julius Turman, lover and fighter

In the wake of former Police Commission President Julius Turman’s death last Saturday evening, friends and colleges remembered the Alabama native as a man with a quick wit and fighting spirit who was committed to public service until the very end. Turman, 52, died of cancer at his home in Potrero Hill. “He loved this city,” said former District 9...

Julius Turman’s departure leaves the Police Commission dark — indefinitely

Update: As of Friday, approvals for mayoral nominees Sonia Melara and Joe Marshall have been scheduled for Tuesday’s Rules Committee hearing.  Petra DeJesus described Julius Turman as refreshingly “blunt.” Thomas Mazzucco described him as “honest,” and compared his integrity to that of Robert Mueller, III. Bob Hirsch said his “bedside manner can be very rough,” but his “heart and mind are admirable.”...