Effective Coordination: Lessons Learned Recommendations from Civil Rights Litigation

Develop a process for soliciting formal feedback from prosecutors, public defenders, and judges on the quality of law enforcement activity and indications of misconduct. 

  • Implement operational and policy changes based on that feedback

The information provided above has come directly from the consent decree language, which can be accessed by clicking on each corresponding city’s consent decree. This information is intended to guide departments on decisions and actions to improve their Constitutional policing practices. Additional resources and information may be needed to implement these recommendations successfully. For assistance in implementing recommendations, contact the Knowledge Lab team.