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News Release

Monday, January 13, 2020

Media Relations

Los Angeles Police Commission Invites Public Input on Use of Force Policy

Los Angeles - Community members are invited and encouraged to review the revised "Use of Force Policy" (included with this release) which was presented by the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) to the Board of Police Commissioners at their regular meeting on December 17, 2019 to comply with Assembly Bill 392 which became effective January 1, 2020. The approved policy and Assembly Bill 392 are available for viewing on the LAPD website, www.lapdonline.org with a link to respond via electronic mail. Public comment may be sent via electronic mail to LAPDUseofForcePolicy@lapd.online, or in writing by mailing comments to the Los Angeles Board of Police Commissioners, 100 West 1st Street, Suite 134, Los Angeles, California 90012. Final comments will be accepted until January 18, 2020.

On February 4, 2020, a summary of the public input will be provided to the Board for discussion and consideration of any modifications to the draft policy. The Board would have the opportunity at that meeting to act to approve the final policy. After the Board approved the policy the Department will establish the procedures to implement that policy.

For additional information, please contact the Police Commission at (213) 236-1400.



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