Seal Beach Police Department releases its use of force policy and procedures

In support of transparency and to encourage communication with the public it serves, the Seal Beach Police Department released its use of force policy and procedures (pdf).

The nine-page document includes an overview, a mission statement with core values, response to the 8CANTWAIT campaign, a description of President Obama’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing with an explanation of how SBPD has applied its recommendations, and a statement by Seal Beach Police Chief Phil Gonshak on the killing of George Floyd.