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Oakland Police Commission Announces First-in-the-Nation Policy on Armed Unresponsive Persons

Date Posted: January 8th, 2021 @ 1:24 PM
Last Updated: January 8th, 2021 @ 2:31 PM

On Thursday, January 7, 2021, the Oakland Police Commission voted unanimously to make Oakland the first city in the Nation with specific policy guidance for police interactions with unresponsive individuals found in possession of a weapon.

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Commission Chair Regina Jackson, rjackson@oaklandcommission.org

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