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$50M Black Community Fund

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$50M Black Community Fund For too long, public safety in Louisville has taken a police-centered approach and ignored the possibilities of publicly-resourced, community-led solutions. This initial $50M allocation will allow us to begin [...]

Ensure Financial Accountability for Officers that Injure Civilians

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ENSURE FINANCIAL ACCOUNTABILITY FOR OFFICERS AND POLICE DEPARTMENTS THAT KILL OR SERIOUSLY INJURE CIVILIANS Remove contract provisions, local policies, and provisions in state Law Enforcement Officers' Bills of Rights laws that: Require officers [...]

Establish Alternative Approaches To Mental Health Crises

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ESTABLISH ALTERNATIVE APPROACHES TO MENTAL HEALTH CRISES Updated: July 24, 2020 Mental health crises should not be excuses for heavy-handed police interventions, and are best handled by mental health professionals.  Establish and fund [...]

Intentionally Consider ‘Implicit’ Racial Bias

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INTENTIONALLY CONSIDER 'UNCONSCIOUS' OR 'IMPLICIT' RACIAL BIAS Implement far more stringent and documented processes/data collection (disaggregated by race) when force is used to increase accountability around use of force. Require current and prospective [...]

Invest/Divest

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TOP-TO-BOTTOM EXTERNAL REVIEW OF LMPD AND INVEST/DIVEST Updated: July 24, 2020 We incorporate our earlier demands and request a top-to-bottom review of LMPD. While we find the Mayor’s request to be painfully delayed, [...]

Keep Officers’ Disciplinary History Accessible

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KEEP OFFICERS' DISCIPLINARY HISTORY ACCESSIBLE TO POLICE DEPARTMENTS AND THE PUBLIC Retain and make publicly available crime clearance data, particularly data on crime "cleared by exceptional means," and remove contract provisions, local and [...]

Remove Barriers To Effective Police Misconduct Investigations

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REMOVE BARRIERS TO EFFECTIVE MISCONDUCT INVESTIGATIONS AND CIVILIAN OVERSIGHT Remove contract provisions, local policies, and provisions in state Law Enforcement Officers' Bills of Rights laws that: Allow officers to wait 48 hours or [...]

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