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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Plaintiff,

v.

CITY OF LOS ANGELES,
CALIFORNIA, BOARD OF
POLICE COMMISSIONERS OF
THE CITY OF LOS ANGELES,
and the LOS ANGELES POLICE
DEPARTMENT, Defendants.

CIVIL NO. 00-11769 GAF

CONSENT DECREE

I. INTRODUCTION

A. General Provisions

B. Definitions

II. MANAGEMENT AND SUPERVISORY MEASURES TO PROMOTE CIVIL RIGHTS INTEGRITY

A. TEAMS II [Computer Information System]

B. Management and Coordination of Risk Assessment Responsibilities

C. Performance Evaluation System

III. INCIDENTS, PROCEDURES, DOCUMENTATION, INVESTIGATION, AND REVIEW

A. Use of Force

B. Search and Arrest Procedures

C. Initiation of Complaints

D. Conduct of Investigations

E. Adjudicating Investigations

F. Discipline & Non-Disciplinary Action

G. Internal Affairs Group

H. Non-Discrimination Policy and Motor Vehicle and Pedestrian Stops

IV. MANAGEMENT OF GANG UNITS

V. CONFIDENTIAL INFORMANTS

VI. DEVELOPMENT OF PROGRAM FOR RESPONDING TO PERSONS WITH MENTAL ILLNESS

VII. TRAINING

A. FTO Program

B. Training Content

C. Supervisory Training

VIII. INTEGRITY AUDITS

A. Audit Plan

B. Audits by the LAPD

C. Inspector General Audits

IX. OPERATIONS OF THE POLICE COMMISSION & INSPECTOR GENERAL

A. Police Commission

B. Inspector General

C. General

X. COMMUNITY OUTREACH AND PUBLIC INFORMATION

XI. INDEPENDENT MONITOR

XII. TERM OF AGREEMENT AND HOUSEKEEPING PROVISIONS

A. City Reports and Records

B. Implementation

General Information Special Litigation Section
 
Leadership
Jonathan M. Smith
Chief
Contact
Special Litigation Section
(202) 514-6255
toll-free at (877) 218-5228

FAX - (202) 514-0212
Alt. FAX - (202) 514-6273
Email - Special.Litigation@usdoj.gov
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