Report: This Is Not Your Grandparents’ Prejudice: The Implications of the Modern Science of Bias for Police Training – Lorie Fridell

Bias starts with our automatic tendency to categorize individuals. We categorize individuals and objects to make sense of the world, which includes categorizing people we don’t know according to group membership. We then attribute to these individuals the stereotypes associated with their group. This does not require animus; it requires only knowledge of the stereotype. Implicit bias, like explicit bias, …

Community-Police Relations  Final Report Ohio Task Force, 2015

Community-Police Relations Final Report, Ohio Task Force on Community-Police Relations, 2015

State Task Force Publishes Report on Community-Police Relations  May 4, 2015 In December, Gov. John Kasich commissioned a task force to “address the fractured relationships that exist between some communities and the police dedicated to serving them.” In short, the task force’s recommendations, published this past week, urge a greater emphasis on training, accountability and oversight. Read the executive summary: …

Building Communities of Trust - A Guidance for Community Leaders - DOJ, Homeland Security, & IACC

Building Communities of Trust: A Guidance for Community Leaders – DOJ, Homeland Security, & IACC

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The Building Communities of Trust (BCOT) Initiative focuses on developing trust between law enforcement, fusion centers, and the communities they serve, particularly immigrant and minority communities, so that crime and terrorism can be addressed. This initiative has been administered primarily by the Nationwide Suspicious Activity Reporting (SAR) Initiative (NSI), a program that provides law enforcement with a capacity …

Manual - Dept. Policy, Organization, Functions, Rules, Procedures, & Operations - Los Angeles, CA

Manual – Department Policy, Organization, Functions, Rules, Procedures, & Operations – Los Angeles, CA

LAW ENFORCEMENT CODE OF ETHICS “As a law enforcement officer, my fundamental duty is to serve mankind – to safeguard lives and property, to protect the innocent against deception, the weak against oppression or intimidation, and the peaceful against violence or disorder, and to respect the Constitutional rights of all men to liberty, equality and justice. I will keep my …

Manual – Policies, Rules, & Procedures – San Jose, CA

VISION, MISSION, VALUES: The San Jose Police Department is a dynamic, progressive and professional organization dedicated to maintaining community partnerships which promote a high quality of life for the City’s diverse population. The Department is committed to treating all people with dignity, fairness and respect, protecting their rights and providing equal protection under the law. MISSION: Create safe places to …

Manual - Police Department Policy - New Orleans, LA 2014

Manual – Police Department Policy – New Orleans, LA 2014

OATH OF OFFICE No person shall be employed by the New Orleans Police Department unless and until he/she files the following written statement with the City (La. R.S. 42:52; La. R.S. 42:53): “I, (employee name), do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support the constitution and laws of the United States; the constitution and laws of this State and …

Manual - Personal Code of Conduct -Albuquerque, NM 2015

Manual – Personal Code of Conduct -Albuquerque, NM 2015

The Department ’s mission is to assure a safe and secure community, through a police force that upholds the Constitution and protects the rights of all citizens, through the process of shared responsibility by police personnel, government leaders , and the overall community. The Department fairly enforces the laws, protects the life, property, and safety of Albuquerque citizens, victims, offenders, …

Manual - Indian Police - An Introductory and Statistical Overview - Pt. 1

Manual – Indian Police – An Introductory and Statistical Overview – Pt. 1

Introduction Indian civilization is one of the most ancient civilizations of the world, and so are its various systems and sub systems. Accordingly, the Indian Police has a long past and has reached its present state passing through various social, political and cultural vicissitudes. The existing police system in India appears to be a unique and peculiar amalgam of various …

Manual -  IACP Social Media Policy

Manual – IACP Social Media Policy

PURPOSE The department endorses the secure use of social media to enhance communication, collaboration, and information exchange; streamline processes; and foster productivity. This policy establishes this department’s position on the utility and management of social media and provides guidance on its management, administration, and oversight. This policy is not meant to address one particular form of social media, rather social media …

Manual – IACP Best Practices Guide for Small Depts.

Best Practices Guide for Developing a Police Department Policy-Procedure Manual By Chief W. Dwayne Orrick, Cordele, Georgia Police Department Introduction This guide has been designed to assist police agencies in smaller communities with the development and revision of their policy-procedure manuals. The policy and procedures manual is the foundation for all of the department’s operations.   When properly developed and implemented, …

Manual – General Orders – Fort Worth, TX 2000

FORT WORTH POLICE DEPARTMENT GENERAL ORDERS Original Issue Date September 18, 2000 As a law enforcement officer, my fundamental duty is to serve society, to safeguard lives and property, to protect the innocent against deception, the weak against oppression or intimidation, and the peaceful against violence or disorder, and to respect the constitutional rights of all people to liberty, equality, …