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Media Advisory: Community Listening Session on San José Police Department Practices

Post Date:07/21/2021 3:00 PM

Monique Jenkins, M.A., Research Specialist, Safety and Security Division

Independent Police Auditor Office 

 What: Community Listening Session on San José Police Department (SJPD) Practices 
 When: Tuesday, July 27, 2021
6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
 Where: Zoom Link:

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Or Telephone, dial (for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 669 254 5252 or +1 669 216 1590 or +1 551 285 1373 or +1 646 828 7666

Meeting ID: 160 764 5143
Passcode: 012969

 Who: Residents and Businesses
 Background: The goal of the listening session is to gather community perspectives on:

  • Roles and responsibilities of the SJPD
  • How the SJPD engages with the community and incorporates their input into its operations
  • SJPD Use of Force (critical events, policy, training, transparency, and accountability)
  • Proposed solutions and recommendations for the SJPD

The CNA Institute for Public Research (CNA) team will document all input to analyze and thematically incorporate them into their analysis. The final report is tentatively scheduled to be publicly released and presented to San José City Council in the Fall of 2021.

The meeting is open to all members of the San José community. Translation services will be available upon request. For translation other than Spanish, please contact

If you are unable to attend the session but would like to provide feedback and information you may contact CNA by submitting comments to

CNA was selected to review SJPD’s operations regarding use of force and 21st Century policing practices.


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