The purpose of the reimagining public safety taskforce is to rapidly reimagine and reconstruct the public safety system in Oakland by developing a recommendation for Council consideration to increase community safety through alternative responses to calls for assistance, and investments in programs that address the root causes of violence and crime (such as health services, housing, jobs, etc), with a goal of a 50% reduction in the OPD General Purpose Fund (GFP) budget allocation.
View Legislation: Resolution Public Safety Taskforce
Please click on "download press release" for the details of the task force. (Slides presented in the City Council meeting 7/28/2020)
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