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1. How can you make City officials more accessible to community?
2. Can the police be more proactive? Could this presentation be done for the community more broadly? [Continued]
3. How do we create a police department that engages the community and lessens the divide? [Continued]
4. The SHDC meets regularly with the merchants in the district, I don't believe the police have acted on the recommendation made months ago to join that group.
5. We hear a lot about what parents tell their Black children about how to interact with the police to hopefully stay safe, but I would like to hear from the police ... [Continued]
6. Would it be possible for our officers to be more proactive? [Continued]
7. Could the officers share a couple of the lessons learned or insights gained, with some specificity, by their interactions with HS students.
8. How will the community be made aware of specific changes to policing policies?
9. I didn’t hear about any recruiting from Shaker Heights High School - could that be a pipeline we work with?
10. Marty and Tim and the only community engagement officers referred to and they are both black. Why?
11. We need more of this relationship-building work; could that happen? What is needed to encourage this? What barriers prevent it from happening?
12. Is there a plan to continue outreach to teens if/when schools go online only?

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1. How often are body cams found to malfunction or do officers fail to turn theirs on? Are such incidents investigated?
2. What happens if an officer repeatedly has issues with turning on her /his body cam?

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1. Use of Force policies provide a roadmap for training. Items not written into the policy may or may not be covered in a training session. Written items provide a template for training. [Continued]
2. If a 911 call comes in that seems to involve someone with mental health issues, is there anyone with mental health training to accommodate the responding officers?
3. How long are complaints against individual officers kept in their files?
4. From the Shaker Heights Police perspective, which police policies and practices present the greatest challenge to police officers?
5. Is it against the law to run away from the police?
6. How often are complaints purged from police employment records?
7. Everyone now looks suspicious walking down the street wearing mask and hoodie etc. how will you change your behavior of stopping individuals?
8. Police are often required to do more than policing. They are asked to be therapists, social workers, psychologists, etc. [Continued]
9. Has the City considered instituting a civilian oversight component to serve those complainants who are less than comfortable with the notion that that the Department ... [Continued]
10. Does Shaker have any policies to support officers to report officers who use excessive force or display bias?
11. The racial profiling statement is a significant step. Can you tell us when it became effective and in what ways have officers been trained in order to ensure compliance?
12. Will you please make your Disciplinary Matrix (or related policy) accessible to the public on the website?
13. What specific changes are being made to create a culture of intervention for excessive force or unnecessary detainment within the department ... [Continued]
14. God forbid there ever be a riot in Shaker Heights but if so, will the SHPD be directed to actively protect the private homes and businesses of our community?
15. Has the choke hold been banned in Shaker? Is it documented?
16. Are there any residency requirements for Shaker officers to live where they police?
17. Please make your current use of force policy available on the website.
18. What about psych testing of officers?
19. What is the age limit for Shaker PD?
20. Are you reviewing the policy of having officers placed in our school buildings? Please address your perspective on why it is deemed necessary or constructive ... [Continued]
21. Besides unofficial friendship building, what is the department doing in terms of systematic relationship strengthening with (especially marginalized) Shaker community members. [Continued]

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1. How do you all feel about the Minorities Together Movements Just Society Proposal, and why has it not been passed?
2. The community has expressed fear of the police despite efforts to make inroads in community engagement. [Continued]
3. In providing context for how difficult it is for officers to conduct traffic stops, is officer Dunn perhaps insinuating that we should explore shifting that responsibility to ... [Continued]
4. What alternatives exist in Shaker to calling an armed officer to respond to conflict? [Continued]
5. Who have you been listening to and what have you been reading to help you think innovatively about what policing needs to be in modern society? [Continued]
6. What is the timeline to see actual change?
7. What have you implemented into your police reform that was suggested by a citizen?
8. For the Mayor and officers: Do you think it is necessary to reimagine policing? What would a modern police dept look like to you?
9. Have any policies/practices changed as a result of conversations with teens?

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1. Is the City and/or Police Department considering implementing Restorative Justice practices? Training for Council, officers etc. in unconscious bias, anti-racism?
2. Aside from Prosecutor Keller and bias free training, who develops the curriculum for each substantive training area that Shaker officers are required to attend? [Continued]
3. Are our officers trained to shoot people when they run away?
4. The Department’s website talks about bias-free training including classes, roll-call meetings and handouts. [Continued]
5. In many fields there is required continuing education. How is the Shaker Heights police department and administration continuing their education on racial and social disparities? [Continued]
6. Can you have a community council group to review training logs?
7. How, if at all, do you document those instances of re-instruction?

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1. It is encouraging to see the Department include a few select policies on the website. Does the City plan to make all of the Department's policies readily accessible online? [Continued]
2. Where can the collective bargaining contract be found? Will you please make it accessible to the public on the City website?
3. How do we gain access to complaints, compliments and concerns about the SHPD?
4. How are the two citizens on the Critical Incident Review Board chosen? Who are the other 3? Are their deliberations open to the public?
5. It was said two of the five members from the internal review are Shaker Heights residents. What is the affiliation of the other 3 members of this review board? Do they work for the police department?
6. Are the results of the deliberations open to the public? Are there statistics available about the choices the board has made?
7. Who is internal affairs?
8. How many officers of color have been hired in the last 18 months to 2 years and how many remain on the department?
9. Is there an ideal racial/diversity level that you use as a guide? If so how has it been determined? If not how do you determine what a successful diversity level is?
10. Have we considered requiring a percentage of our officers to live in the community?
11. What is the plan to restore confidence within the Shaker community during COVID? Is there an independent complaint department should a bystander want to report suspect police behavior?

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1. What resources are available to officers experiencing trauma? [Continued]
2. Has the City considered instituting a civilian oversight component to serve those complainants who are less than comfortable with the notion that that the Dept. will adequately investigate itself?
3. Do you ask your prospective officers why do they want to serve? It can’t be just about benefits and a pension. [Continued]
4. Are there any plans to build a police substation?
5. I'm wondering if the Shaker Heights police department has received any military-grade weaponry or surplus military gear from the Pentagon or other federal agencies ... [Continued]
6. It sounds like we have a lot of hiring efforts going on. What does the data look like? How many black candidates, female candidates, etc have joined the force since 2016? [Continued]
7. When can we see officers on bikes? I think it’s easier to engage on with young people that was as opposed to the tradition vehicles.
8. Has Shaker Heights signed President Obama's pledge related to police use of force?