Report Recommendation 2.13

Pillar 2: Policy and Oversight

2.13 Report Recommendation: Adopt and enforce policies prohibiting profiling and discrimination based on race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, immigration status, disability, housing status, occupation, or language fluency

BRPD Alignment

  1. Procedural justice is embedded in our culture, beginning with BRPD’s Academy Curriculum Academy Course Schedule
  2. BRPD’s policy on Bias-Based Policing (General Order 108) General-Order-108-Bias-Based-Profiling fundamentally supports BRPD’s aim to earn public trust. 
  3. BRPD recognizes that previous and present injustice and discrimination are barriers to building community trust. BRPD develops and executes community outreach, youth engagement, and crime prevention among its services.
    • At the core of BRPD’s mission is our pledge “to serve with the Baton Rouge community to prevent crime and to promote the safety and well-being of all.” General Order 106 Mission Values
    • BRPD’s commitment to justice and integrity is at the heart of our Code of Ethics and the sworn oath each officer takes upon graduation from the Academy:
    • To accomplish our mission and meet the standards of 21st Policing, we are committed to policies, protocols, decision-making, and expectations that comply with the Core Principles of Procedural Justice. These include:
  • Treating Citizens with Dignity and Respect
  • Display Trustworthy Motives
  • Making Unbiased Decision
  • Giving Citizens an Opportunity To Express their views



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