Dear City Manager Bill Lindsay, Mayor Butt and City Councilmembers,
In light of amplified conversations nationally regarding police violence and violence against police, I wanted you to know that your Police Department continues to be regarded as a leader on police force issues. Below is the link to an ABC Nightline news story than aired this morning featuring the RPD approach.
I'm proud of our police officers' preparation to take on what is very challenging work, and to execute their responsibilities safely and constitutionally. We're not perfect, but we will continue to seek constant improvement. This recent KQED news story might also interest you:
As always, I'm available for any follow up questions that you may have.