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Anti-Discrimination Policy Ad Hoc

The Anti-Discrimination Policy Ad Hoc Committee was established to bring to the Commission to adopt a revised and enhanced internal Oakland Police Department (OPD) Anti-Discrimination and Harassment Policy that will contain guidelines and expectations related to all Department members.

OPD Drafts

Police policies are designed to provide the rules, guidance and instruction for Oakland’s police officers to do their duties. Click on the link to review the draft policy.

Model Policies

Watch the Ad Hoc's Public Forum

Public Forum flier

On Wednesday, March 10, the Ad Hoc Committee held a public forum to discuss the policy,

Public Forum Video Recording

Engaging with the Police Commission

The Oakland Police Commission is committed to transparency in how we do our work. Recognizing that not all our meetings are open to the public, and sometimes work is completed outside of meetings and status is provided at the meeting - this does not ever prohibit community or any stakeholder from reaching out and getting involved.

Members of the public are always welcome, invited and encouraged to share ideas, views, concerns, suggested language edits and perspectives on anything - in particular any OPD policy the Oakland Police Commission is reviewing.

Ways to engage the Commission:

Written Public Comment

Ad Hoc Committee Members

Police Commission


Subject Matter Experts

  • Ian Appleyard, Director of Human Resources Management, City of Oakland
  • Artisha McCullough, EEO & Civil Rights Director, City of Oakland

Oakland Police Department

  • Lt. Lisa Ausmus, LGBTQ+ Representative
  • Sgt. Michael Chung, OAPOA Representative
  • Lt. Aaron Smith, OBOA Representative
  • Sgt. Robert Trevino, LPOA Representative
  • DC. Clifford Wong
  • Lt. Joseph Turner

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