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A Fox to Guard the Henhouse? Cop Who Shot Luis Gongora Now Part of Police Reform Unit

July 14, 2016

By Sana Saleem : 48hills -excerpt

Community leaders say putting an officer still under investigation for a homicide in a reform group is an insult

UPDATE: At the Police Commission meeting at City Hall SFPD Chief Toney Chaplain said Sgt Nate Steger voluntarily transferred from the Professional Standards and Principled Policing Bureau.

Sgt. Nate Steger, who fatally shot 45-year old Luis Gongora, is now a member of the unit tasked with reforms aimed at preventing officer involved shootings. Let that sink in: A police officer who is currently under investigation for shooting a man on the streets of San Francisco is now part of a unit that is working on solving the very problem, the Examiner reports. That’s right, the fox will guard the henhouse… (more)

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