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File #: 21-617    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Minute Order Status: Action Item
File created: 1/18/2021 In control: City Council Meeting Agenda
On agenda: 1/25/2021 Final action:
Title: CC - (1) Update from the City Manager's Office Related to the Public Safety Review; (2) Discussion of Findings and Recommendations from Public Safety Review Consultants; and (3) Direction to the City Manager as Deemed Appropriate
Attachments: 1. ATT1_ 2021-01-25 – ATT 1_CC_Public Safety Review Report_101220.pdf, 2. ATT2_ 2021-01-25 – ATT 2_CC_CPSM Final Report and Recommendations.pdf, 3. ATT3_2021-01-25_CulverCityRaceEquityRecs.FINAL.pdf, 4. ATT4_2021-01-25_UOF Policies 301-302_DRAFT.pdf
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CC - (1) Update from the City Manager's Office Related to the Public Safety Review; (2) Discussion of Findings and Recommendations from Public Safety Review Consultants; and (3) Direction to the City Manager as Deemed Appropriate

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Meeting Date: January 25, 2021

Contact Person/Dept: John Nachbar, City Manager's Office
Serena Wright-Black, City Manager's Office

Phone Number: (310) 253-6000

Fiscal Impact: No General Fund: N/A

Public Hearing: No Action Item: Yes Attachments: Yes

Public Notification: (E-Mail) Meetings and Agendas - City Council (01/20/2021)

Department Approval: John Nachbar, City Manager (01/20/2021)
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RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends the City Council (1) receive an update from the City Manager's Office related to the Public Safety Review; (2) discuss findings and recommendations from Public Safety Review consultants; and (3) provide direction to the City Manager as deemed appropriate.


BACKGROUND

On May 25, 2020 George Floyd was killed by a Minneapolis, Minnesota police officer during an arrest for allegedly using counterfeit money. After his death, demonstrations and protests were held across the world calling for an end to individual, institutional, and systemic racism and the killings of countless unarmed African Americans by police.

After receiving community feedback, City Council directed the City Manager's Office to lead a comprehensive 90-day study and bring back recommendations on options to reimagine public safety in Culver City through shifting resources and reducing the reliance on law enforcement to address various community needs. City Council also approved professional agreements with consultants, Center for Public Safety Management (CPSM) and Saul Sarabia from Solidarity Consulting, to conduct a workload and deployment analysis, review staffing levels and organizational structure, and assist with data collection and examination related ...

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