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Islanders for Collaborative Policing (with its unfortunate acronym “ICP,” the initials for the 80’s horrorcore band, Insane Clown Posse) has released its recommendations for reform of the Bainbridge Island Police Department. The police reform group, created last December, is governed by a six-person citizen board and held several public meetings to solicit community input about police issues.

Considering the conflict and negative press surrounding the Bainbridge Island Police Department in the past year, the group┬áproduced a surprisingly tame document which mostly recycles old standbys–more officers on foot and in schools, more training, more citizen involvement, better communication.

Interim City Manager Morgan Smith, Interim Public Safety Director Larry Dickerson and Commander Sue Shultz have issued a memo (the “City’s Response”) responding to the recommendations (linked below). (more…)

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