Use of Force and De-escalation Training Pilot Program
The Use of Force and Deescalation Training Pilot Program, established in the 2022 Budget Act (Assembly Bill 178, Chapter 45, Statutes of 2022), makes $9,700,000 available over three years to the following local law enforcement agencies for a use of force and de-escalation training pilot program:
- $5,000,000 to the Los Angeles Police Department
- $2,000,000 to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department
- $1,150,000 to the Fresno County Sheriff’s Department
- $1,000,000 to the San Francisco Police Department
- $200,000 to the Redlands Police Department
- $350,000 to the Pasadena Police Department
The funding may be used for use of force and de-escalation training approved by the Commission on Peace Officers Standards and Training. As a part of the program, each pilot participant shall collect the following information:
- The number of participants that received and successfully completed the training, including demographic data that includes race, gender, and position.
- Use of force incidents data in the three previous calendar years.
- The number of use of force incidents data in each calendar year for the duration of the pilot.
- Any quantitative and qualitative data, and other metrics that are collected by specific tools or trainings that are selected by the pilot participant.
Additional information will be posted on this page as it becomes available.
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