Report 2021-105 Recommendation 53 Responses
Report 2021-105: Law Enforcement Departments Have Not Adequately Guarded Against Biased Conduct (Release Date: April 2022)
Recommendation #53 To: Stockton Police Department
To communicate to both the public and its officers its commitment to performing its duties in a fair and impartial manner, Stockton Police should formalize a policy that
aligns with best practices by, at minimum, declaring that biased conduct is prohibited, describing in detail what constitutes biased conduct, and outlining key compliance mechanisms.
Annual Follow-Up Agency Response From October 2023
The Department is updating all of its policies, which will include a formalized policy that, at a minimum, will specifically declare that biases are prohibited, describing in detail what constitutes biased conduct and outlining fundamental compliance mechanisms. We anticipate all policies to be updated by December 2024.
- Estimated Completion Date: December 2024
California State Auditor's Assessment of Annual Follow-Up Status: Pending
Agency responses received are posted verbatim.