Posts Tagged ‘Oklahoma’

Tulsa community policing recommendations

March 11, 2017

Ahead of its March 15 deadline, the Tulsa Commission on Community Policing has issued 70 recommendations under the categories of “building trust, crime reduction, officer wellness, policy, technology and training.” The city has a plan to add 160 officers in conjunction with its renewed commitment to community policing.

Community policing in Tulsa

December 16, 2016

Voters in Tulsa recently approved a referendum providing permanent funding for 160 additional police officers. This article reports establishment of a 26-member commission with a 90-day deadline to identify “consensus around the community policing strategies best suited for Tulsa.” The city was a pioneer in community policing in the 1980s under chief Drew Diamond.

State laws on police video

October 12, 2016

This article from The Pew Charitable Trusts reviews the status of public access to body-worn camera video, including an interactive map that summarizes each state’s current laws. Almost half the states have enacted new legislation in the last two years.