Categorical Use of Force

Abridged Summary Of Categorical Use Of Force Incident Findings By The Los Angeles Board Of Police Commissioners

Following a historic Police Commission decision in 2005, abridged summaries of Categorical Use of Force incidents are now readily available on the Department’s web site. The following summaries are prepared by the Office of the Inspector General and include a summary of the incident and a review of the Police Commission’s findings.

Providing unprecedented information to the public, yet still respecting personnel issues, the reports do not include the names of the involved officers. Summaries will be available for all incidents adjudicated by the Board of Police Commissioners after January 1, 2006.

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