Is there any other tracking of uses of force?

Yes.  ACCPD uses an Early Intervention Program (Directive 2.20) as a proactive, non-disciplinary way to identify and positively influence officers’ conduct and performance before it becomes problematic.  This includes use-of-force activities.  If an officer is involved in a certain number of use-of-force incidents within a specified timeframe, an automatic Early Alert is generated and sent to the Office of Professional Standards.  The Office of Professional Standards forwards the alert to the appropriate supervisory personnel for review.  As part of the review process, the supervisor looks at the individual force incidents giving rise to the alert as well as any other relevant performance or behavioral issues concerning the officer.  The supervisor may refer the case to the Chief of Police, and the Chief of Police will determine whether or not to recommend the officer for the Early Intervention Program.  If recommended to the Early Intervention Program, the officer receives an individualized remedial action plan in order to correct potentially problematic behavior and positively address other issues that may be negatively impacting the officer’s performance.      

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1. What does the Supreme Court of the United States say about Use of Force?
2. Are ACCPD officers permitted to use neck restraints or choke holds?
3. Are ACCPD officers trained in de-escalation?
4. Are ACCPD officers required to give a verbal warning before shooting?
5. Does the ACCPD have a Use-of-Force Continuum?
6. Are ACCPD officers required to intervene and stop excessive force used by other officers? Are they required to report these incidents immediately to a supervisor?
7. Are ACCPD officers permitted to shoot at moving vehicles?
8. Are ACCPD officers required to report each time they use force or threaten to use force?
9. Does ACCPD require that officers exhaust all other reasonable means before resorting to deadly force?
10. Does ACCPD release a report on officer uses of force?
11. Is there any other tracking of uses of force?
12. Who determines if deadly force is justified?