File #: 24-0495    Version: 2
Type: discussion Status: In Committee
File created: 6/4/2024 In control: Social Justice & Equity Commission
Agenda date: 6/11/2024 Final action:
Title: Discussion of Community Oversight of Law Enforcement Recommendations
Attachments: 1. Study Session Agenda, 2. Draft Recommendations, 3. Implementation Considerations, 4. Benchmarking Report
Discussion of Community Oversight of Law Enforcement Recommendations

Recommended Action
Information Only.

Whether to discuss the Community Oversight of Law Enforcement recommendations.

Staff Contact:
Stacey Ray, Director of Strategic Planning & Performance, Organizational Development and Performance 360.753.8046

Stacey Ray, Director of Strategic Planning and Performance
Kathryn Olson, Change Integration (Consultant)
Deputy Chief Sam Costello, Olympia Police Department
Chief Rich Allen, Olympia Police Department
Genevieve Chan, Co-Chair, Social Justice & Equity Commission
Rachelle Martin, Social Justice & Equity Commission
Karin Arnold, Social Justice & Equity Commission
Mark Hodgson, Social Justice & Equity Commission
Kevin Mattison, Social Justice & Equity Commission
Fauziya Mohamedali, Social Justice & Equity Commission
Marianne Ozmun-Wells, Social Justice & Equity Commission
Dr. Amna Qazi, Social Justice & Equity Commission

Background and Analysis:
The purpose of this agenda item is for the Commission to present to the City Council for discussion their recommendations on community involvement in policing. To support the discussion, attachments to this staff report include an agenda for the study session, the recommendations and implementation considerations as approved by the Commission and recommended for discussion by the Community Livability & Public Safety Committee, and the benchmarking report prepared by the project consultant, Kathryn Olson.

Climate Analysis:
This project is not expected to have an impact on greenhouse gas emissions.

Equity Analysis:
Enhancing Olympia's community involvement and oversight in policing was identified as a need through the process to establish the Social Justice & Equity Commission and highlighted as a priority in the Reimagining Public Safety Recommendations. The co-design process used to develop the recommendations was led by the Social Justice & Equity Commission and inte...

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