How does the Redmond Police Department work with subjects dealing with a mental health, homelessness or other crisis, so they stay out of the criminal justice system?

The Redmond Police Department has taken multiple significant steps to work with members of our community in crisis in hopes of keeping them out of the criminal justice system. These include:

  • Employing a full-time Mental Health Professional who deploys alongside patrol officers to resolve crisis calls for service.
    Learn more (This is a KUOW interview with Redmond Police MHP. It is the fourth interview at the bottom of the page)
  • Helping establish the first King County Community Court to help find long term solutions for people accused of minor crimes.
    Learn more from the Redmond Reporter   
    Learn more from KingCounty.gov 
  • Working closely with the City of Redmond Homeless Outreach Program to find resources and solutions for our community members without homes.
    Learn more 

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1. How do Community Members get involved with the Redmond Police Department?
2. How does the Redmond Police Department work with subjects dealing with a mental health, homelessness or other crisis, so they stay out of the criminal justice system?
3. What is the Community Equity Action Team?
4. Do the Redmond Police wear body cameras?
5. Does the Redmond Police Department have clear standards for when force can be used?
6. Does the Redmond Police Department allow chokeholds?
7. When can Redmond Police Officers use deadly force?
8. Does the Redmond Police Department require officers to exhaust all alternatives before using deadly force?
9. Does the Redmond Police Department ban shooting at moving vehicles?
10. Does the Redmond Police Department have a use of force continuum?
11. What is the expectation of a Redmond Police Officer who observes excessive force?
12. How does the Redmond Police Department track use of force in their agency?
13. Does the Redmond Police Department investigate themselves if deadly force is used?
14. Do the Redmond Police provide immediate medical assistance after a use of force?
15. Does the Redmond Police Department share employee information with other departments if an employee leaves after discipline?
16. Does the Redmond Police have a policy about filming the police?
17. Does RPD have any surplus military equipment received under the federal 1033 program?
18. What kind of de-escalation training do Redmond Police Officers receive?
19. Do Redmond Police Officers receive any training on implicit bias, racism or prejudice?
20. How do we learn about your police union contracts?
21. How do I file a complaint on a Redmond Police Employee?
22. Does the Redmond PD follow the six pillars of the 21st Century Policing Task Force report released by the Obama administration in 2015?