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Additional Consideration: Lessons Learned Findings from Civil Rights Litigation
Train officers not to make assumptions based on an individual’s disability
- Particularly regarding the dangerousness of individuals
The above findings from Civil Rights litigation come from each city's consent decree below. Use the following links to access the entire language from each city’s consent decree.
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.