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In October 2018, then Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 978 (SB 978) into law.  Effective January 1, 2020, the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) and each local law enforcement agency are required to “conspicuously post” on their Internet Web sites “all current standards, policies, practices, operating procedures [posted separately as Policy], and education and training materials [posted below] that would otherwise be available to the public” if a request was made pursuant to the California Public Records Act (CPRA).[1]

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Proposed AB-481 Military Equipment Use Policy

Assembly Bill 481 (“AB 481”) codified in Government Code sections 7070 through 7075, requires a law enforcement agency (“LEA”) to obtain approval from the applicable governing body, via adoption of a Military Equipment Use Policy (the “Policy”) by ordinance (the “Ordinance”), prior to the LEA funding, acquiring, or using military equipment.  

Policy 709 (Proposed) - Military Equipment and Inventory

Any member of the public can register a question or concern regarding this policy by contacting the Chico Police Department Professional Standards Unit at CPDPSU@chicoca.gov

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Procedural Justice Training

Procedural Justice Training

Citizens of Chico, 
Your police department will always be transparent and engaging with our community, as such we have prepared an outline of definitions and training topics regarding our procedural justice training.  We have also attached training hours your police department staff have completed in these training topics. The Police Department has adopted the course titles used by the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) which have material related to your request.  

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Police Policy Manual

Chico PD CA Policy Manual

The Chico Police Department is a diverse organization comprised of over 140 full-time employees, with an additional 100 police volunteers, including Volunteers in Police Service (VIPS), Explorers, Chaplains and Interns. It is the collective mission of our department to serve and safeguard our community.

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