Report 2021-105 Recommendation 62 Responses
Report 2021-105: Law Enforcement Departments Have Not Adequately Guarded Against Biased Conduct (Release Date: April 2022)
Recommendation #62 To: Stockton Police Department
To ensure that it adequately investigates possible biased conduct and implements effective corrective actions, Stockton Police should ensure it has implemented policies or procedures by January 2023 that require that the individuals handling bias-related investigations follow detailed investigative guidelines for identifying biased conduct and be specifically trained in how to perform these assessments.
Annual Follow-Up Agency Response From October 2023
The Stockton Police Department is updating its policies through Lexipol, a platform representing nationwide standards and best practices. Stockton Police personnel receive biennial training related to protected classes. Stockton Police Department follows POST guidelines related to bias.
- Estimated Completion Date: December 2024
California State Auditor's Assessment of Annual Follow-Up Status: Pending
Agency responses received are posted verbatim.