More cops are not enough - Page 2

It was shrewd yet shortsighted politics for Newsom to grandstand on public safety.

Newsom has been unwilling to facilitate a frank public discussion of the SFPD's practices, where they can be improved, and how much money the department really needs to do the job we want it to do.

Maybe the Police Commission, under progressive new chair Theresa Sparks, is just the place to talk about real police reform. *