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File #: ID#20-623    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Discussion Item Status: Individual Consideration
File created: 9/2/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 9/15/2020 Final action:
Title: Discuss and consider the creation, appointment and implementation of an Ad Hoc Council-appointed committee charged with reviewing the Police Department's use of force policy; and provide direction to City Manager.
Attachments: 1. AdHocCommitteeSMPD.pdf
AGENDA CAPTION:
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Discuss and consider the creation, appointment and implementation of an Ad Hoc Council-appointed committee charged with reviewing the Police Department's use of force policy; and provide direction to City Manager.
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Meeting date: September 15, 2020

Department: City Manager's Office

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Prior Council Action: Discussed at the September 1, 2020 City Council Meeting.

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Background Information:
On July 7, 2020 Interim Chief of Police Bob Klett provided a thorough work session presentation to the City Council detailing many aspects of the department's use of force policy. That presentation was developed in response to many emails and messages received by members of Council regarding this topic after the death of George Floyd. During that presentation, staff made a recommendation to Council that an Ad Hoc committee be appointed for the limited purposes of reviewing the department's use of force policies and making recommendations to Chief Klett and his Advisory Panel about those policies. Council provided consensus to move forward with this recommendation. On Septembe...

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