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File #: 20-1068    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Minute Order Status: Action Item
File created: 6/12/2020 In control: City Council Meeting Agenda
On agenda: 6/15/2020 Final action:
Title: CC - (1) Authorization for the Mayor to Sign the My Brother's Keeper Alliance Mayor's Pledge on Police Use of Force on Behalf of the City; (2) Direction to the City Manager and/or Chief of Police to Complete the Four Steps Listed in the Mayor's Pledge, Including Policy Review and Reform, and Community Engagement and Feedback; and (3) Discussion of Police Department Policies and Budget; and (4) Additional Direction to the City Manager and/or Chief of Police as Deemed Appropriate.
Attachments: 1. Public Written Comments__20-06-15 Item A-2_redacted.pdf
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CC - (1) Authorization for the Mayor to Sign the My Brother's Keeper Alliance Mayor's Pledge on Police Use of Force on Behalf of the City; (2) Direction to the City Manager and/or Chief of Police to Complete the Four Steps Listed in the Mayor's Pledge, Including Policy Review and Reform, and Community Engagement and Feedback; and (3) Discussion of Police Department Policies and Budget; and (4) Additional Direction to the City Manager and/or Chief of Police as Deemed Appropriate.

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Meeting Date: June 15, 2020

Contact Person/Dept: Jesse Mays, City Manager's Office

Phone Number: City Manager's Office (310) 253-6000

Fiscal Impact: Yes [X] No [] General Fund: Yes [] No [X]

Public Hearing: [] Action Item: [X] Attachments: []

Commission Action Required: Yes [] No [X] Date:

Public Notification: Citywide GovDelivery Email (06/12/2020)

Department Approval: John Nachbar (06/12/2020)



RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends the City Council consider (1) authorizing the Mayor to sign the My Brother's Keeper Alliance Mayor's Pledge on behalf of the City; (2) directing the City Manager and/or Chief of Police to complete the four steps listed in the Mayor's Pledge, including policy review and reform, and community engagement and feedback; and (3) listen to the public, discuss Police Department policies and budget; and (4) provide additional direction to the City Manager and/or Chief of Police as deemed appropriate.

BACKGROUND/DISCUSSION

Since the death of George Floyd on May 25, 2020, demonstrations have been held across the country and around the world to call for an end to systemic, institutional and individual racism. Responding to Mr. Floyd's death, as well as several other recent killings of unarmed black Americans by police, the protests have also called for changes to policing. Specifically, individuals and organizations around the country have called for changes to certain police policies an...

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