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Meeting Name: Public Safety Subcommittee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 8/7/2020 9:00 AM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: City Hall, Council Chamber 100 Santa Rosa Avenue Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Not available  
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20-010PSS 14.1Update on ModelsPSS- Agenda ItemUPDATE ON MODELS FOR RESPONSE TO MENTAL ILLNESS/HOMELESSNESS (CAHOOTS AND other PROGRAMS) Staff will provide an update on models to address mental illness and quality of life issues. There is national attention to address mental illness and quality of life issues using alternative methods rather than the police. The CAHOOTS Program (Crisis Assistance Helping Out on The Streets) is a nonprofit program in Eugene, Oregon. The organization responds to calls related to crisis situations, both independently and with police officers. The Police Department obtained preliminary information of several other programs, locally and nationally, which provide varied responses for non-criminal events.   Not available Not available
20-009PSS 14.2Calls for mental illness/homelessnessPSS- Agenda ItemCALLS FOR SERVICE FOR MENTAL ILLNESS/HOMELESSNESS Staff will provide an update on the study that has been undertaken to determine the impacts of calls for mental illness and quality of life issues. The Department completed a preliminary audit of these calls for service and will provide a report and recommendation for a more in-depth analysis.   Not available Not available
20-011PSS 14.3SRO Ad Hoc Committee UpdatePSS- Agenda ItemSCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICERS AD HOC COMMITTEE UPDATE Staff will provide an update on the School Resource Officers Ad Hoc Committee created by Santa Rosa City Schools to evaluate the value of the School Resource Officer (SRO) Program within their school district. Staff will provide a brief update on agenda items and timelines.   Not available Not available
20-012PSS 14.421st Century PolicingPSS- Agenda Item21st CENTURY POLICING AND LEGISLATIVE UPDATE Staff will provide an update on 21st Century Policing and updated legislation. In 2015, the President commissioned the 21st Century Policing report which outlines six pillars and emphasizes Procedural Justice. The Santa Rosa Police Department published it's alignment with the six pillar recommendations at that time and is now updating the current alignment with the six pillars.   Not available Not available
20-013PSS 14.5TransparencyPSS- Agenda ItemTRANSPARENCY Staff will provide an update to the recently published Santa Rosa Police Department 2019 data including calls for service, arrests and use of force. The department provides information to the community through the department’s website: srcity.org/change-for-the-better.   Not available Not available