Palo Alto's Longstanding Practice of Independent Police Audits and Increased Reporting
Palo Alto longstanding practice of independent police audits is reinforced with the latest release of the Independent Police Auditor (IPA) report. Palo Alto City Manager Ed Shikada shares his perspective on it in the latest blog, In the Public Trust: Reinforcing Trust by Expanding Independent Review and New Reporting. It provides a personal perspective on the importance of civilian review of police interactions with the public and the role of the IPA. It also seeks to clear up any possible misperception that Palo Alto’s reporting has been reduced. In fact, the new reporting will increase the number of police interactions that are reviewed and reported to the community. For the blog post, go here.
Last Updated: March 5, 2020