Community input and involvement • Use of force •Non-punitive peer review of critical incidents • Scientifically supported identification procedures • Demographic data on all detentions • Mass demonstration policies • Local civilian oversight • No quotas for tickets for revenue • Consent and informed search and seizure • Officer identification and reason for stops • Prohibit profiling and discrimination, in particular as it relates to LGBT and gender nonconforming populations • Encourage shared services between jurisdictions • National Register of Decertified Officers
a. Public must trust that deadly use of force incidents and incidents involving excessive use of force are investigated with credibility and integrity.
b. Mechanism for state to conduct a patterns and practice investigation in response to civil rights violations, including police misconduct.
c. Law enforcement agencies should establish aSerious Incident Review Board comprising sworn staff and community members to review cases involving officer-involved shootings and other serious incidents that have the potential to damage community trust or confidence in the agency.The purpose of this board should be to identify any administrative, supervisory, training, tactical, or policy issues that need to be addressed.(Rec. 2.2.6)
d. Law enforcement agencies should implement non-punitive peer review of critical incidents separate from criminal and administrative investigations. (Rec. 2.3)
a. Ensure that the internal affairs process is transparent and accountable
b. Community involvement in internal affairs investigations.
a. Require all law enforcement agencies operating in the State of Connecticut to accept electronic complaints and clearly lay out complaint procedure on their website.
b. Create a statewide public database of police complaints by department and officer, listed by status (filed, pending, outcome)
a. Explore fair police union contracts
b. Explore with POSTC the offenses and procedure for decertifying officers