Strategic & Tactical Problem Solving: Making Decisions To Produce The Best Possible Result

WHAT IS A PROBLEM?   According to Michael Josephson who recently presented a series of four workshops on “Strategic and Tactical Problem Solving: Making Decisions That Produce the Best Possible Result” (for more than 120 LAPD Jail detention supervisors and line officers), it’s any situation that can get better.   Looked at this way, every problem is a leadership opportunity …

L.A. Police Commission Approves Proposals To Increase Transparency, Training For How L.A.P.D. Officers Use Force

LAPD Police Commission Adopts New Use of Force Policies Despite Concerns of Chief and Officers’ Union October 16, 2016. A five-member civilian police commission, appointed by the mayor and empowered by the city charter, sets policy for the LAPD. Several months ago, the commission asked the city’s Inspector General to look into use of force and transparency policies at other …

L.A. Police Commission Reverses Chief; Finds Unnecessary Force in Two Separate Shootings

September 20, 2016 Los Angeles Police Commission reverses chief, faults officers in two deadly shootings  The Los Angeles Police Commission, a civilian panel that oversees the LAPD, disagreeing with the conclusions of Police Chief Charlie Beck, ruled that LAPD officers violated deadly-force rules in two controversial shootings last year. In both cases, the commission determined that the officers could have and …

Consent Decree: Los Angeles, CA

Download Executive Summary(PDF, 2 pages, 19 KB) Download Full Report(PDF, 68 pages, 453 KB) LAPD Consent Decree Overview Civil Rights Consent Decree Following the discovery and disclosure of the Rampart Area Corruption Incident by the Los Angeles Police Department, the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) notified the City of Los Angeles that it intended to file a civil suit …

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 …