Review of Selected Los Angeles Police Department Data-Driven Policing Strategies

Office of the Inspector General, Los Angeles Police Commission

"On July 24, 2018, a special meeting was held by the Board of Police Commissioners (BOPC or “Commission”) to discuss Data-Driven Policing strategies used by the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD or “Department”). Verbal presentations were made by representatives of the Office of the Inspector General (OIG), the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California, and the Stop LAPD Spying Coalition, as well as by Department command staff. Several types of technologies, programs, and strategies were discussed at the meeting, including automated license plate readers, video recording systems, and data-driven policing strategies. Community concerns and issues related to these programs were also expressed during the meeting."