Healthy and Safe Communities

Provide quality and equitable housing, health, and human services for all.

Goal 5, Objective 1

Continue to invest in cultural responsiveness and de-escalation training and techniques for County law enforcement workforce.
Completed 100%

Updated: January 2024

Summary of Objective Implementation Status

The Sheriff’s Office have fully implemented their training plan, incorporating bias-based policing and a greater focus on de-escalation in all of the use of force training.  This was completed in year one and will continue.  The Sheriff’s Office have also adopted a de-escalation policy.

Key Milestone Update

The quarterly training is still being conducted as planned.

Coordination and Partnership Update

As described below. the Sheriff’s Office is collaborating with IOLERO and Sonoma State University.

Community, Equity, and Climate Update

The Sheriff’s Office is currently collaborating with IOLERO and Sonoma State University on a community oriented policing project.  The University is conducting research and will provide feedback on community policing models they feel could benefit the Sheriff’s Office.

Funding Narrative

The Sheriff’s Office is not seeking any additional funding.