On October 14, 2020, the Los Angeles City Council adopted a report from the Ad Hoc Committee on Police Reform relative to developing an unarmed model of crisis response (C.F. 20-0769). This report directed the Office of the City Administrative Officer (CAO), with the assistance of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD), Chief Legislative Analyst (CLA), and City Attorney, to develop and issue a Request for Proposals (RFP) seeking one or more non-profit partners to implement a pilot program for mobile crisis response modeled after the Crisis Assistance Helping Out On The Streets (CAHOOTS) Program in Eugene, Oregon (https://whitebirdclinic.org/cahoots/).
GIVE YOUR INPUT The CAO is also soliciting feedback from residents who live or work in Los Angeles, community organizations, and other non-governmental entities to help inform the parameters of an unarmed crisis response program within the City. Please submit responses no later than Sunday, May 9, 2021. Find the feedback form below:
Follow-up You may access the motions, reports, and other documents related to this program here: https://cityclerk.lacity.org/lacityclerkconnect/index.cfm?fa=ccfi.viewrecord&cfnumber=20-0769. Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts as this important program develops. Please do not hesitate to share this survey with others who may wish to contribute their thoughts as well.