Is to establish an authentic community policing model in Madison County to include Huntsville Police Department, Madison Police Department and the Madison County Sheriff’s Office.
Have all Standard Operating Procedures, including the use of force policies available to the public by the end of the calendar year.
Use PowerDMS to upload training certificates of HPD officers for APOSTC standards, annual use of force policies and bias/discrimination trainining.
Set and make public psychological screening guidelines (how many questions address bias and discrimination)?
Turn on HPD’s Motorola serviced crime mapping data for public access in each neighborhood.
Publicly provide officer complaints regarding bias and discrimination and the results of the complaint as well on a monthly basis post investigation.
Recommend public explanations of HPD approach to officers with bias and discriminatory patterns.
Recommend a third party panel consisting of members of the community to review agency SOPs for evidence of bias and over policing. Report those findings to the public.
Recommend a diverse Citizen Complaint Review Board composed of members of the African American, Hispanic, Asian, and Caucasian communities to review citizen complaints and allow this panel to make SOP-rooted disciplinary recommendations to the mayor, city council, and agency executives.
Ensure transparent process for releasing law enforcement body camera footage to the public after an investigation has been completed.
Respond to the Tennessee Valley Progressive Alliance’s communication regarding decriminalization of marijuana supporting a city council resolution to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana to save the local court system and the department funding and time trying to prosecute small incidents.