June 5, 2020

Formal complaint: Purpose and scope—Community policing and other policy violations

Complainant asks that Austin implement the policies outlined in https://8cantwait.org/open_in_new and alleges that Austin is behind the times by only having three of them. The Office of Police Oversight recommends that this allegation receive an A classification.

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The City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. Reasonable modifications and equal access to communications will be provided upon request. NOTICE OF FORMAL COMPLAINT ICMS #: 2020-0875 June 5, 2020 Complaint: Ms. , complainant, emailed the Office of Police Oversight stating the following: “I don't want a single life to be lost again. Please implement the following immediately. https://8cantwait.org/ Currently Austin is behind the times, only having 3 of the following policies (requiring warning before shooting, duty to intervene, and use of force continuum). We have to stop the violence in our community against minorities, and everyone else. These policies can make us better.”

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