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St. Louis Park Police Department presents four information sessions to city council

Post Date:November 28, 2017 1:00 a.m.

Between August and November 2017, the St. Louis Park Police Department presented four sessions to the St. Louis Park City Council regarding the police department’s service delivery model, policy and procedures, critical incidents, and council response to critical incident. Presentations took place during city council study sessions, which are open to the public. Dates, locations and topic details for each of the four sessions are listed below.

Session 1: Monday, Aug. 14, 5:30 p.m.
Community Oriented Policing model, procedural justice, officer hiring standards including recruitment, hiring and training. (60 min.) View presentation.

Session 2: Monday, Sept. 25, 6:30 p.m.
Review of police department policies and procedures regarding biased policing, citizen contacts, use of force, vehicle pursuits and current policing issues involving immigration and de-escalation. (60 min.) View presentation.

Session 3: Monday, Oct. 16, 6 p.m.

Examples of current issues facing officers, including difficult citizen contacts, mental health crisis calls and use-of-force training. This will be an interactive session for council with a demonstration of the training system used by officers. (80 min.) View presentation.

Session 4: Monday, Nov. 27, 6:30 p.m.
Review of critical incident: officer-involved shooting. Discussion of how investigation of an officer-involved shooting is conducted and the role of elected officials, including interacting with the media. (120 min.) View presentation.