Former President Obama’s “Police Use of Force Project”
"The Monterey Police Department (MPD) has issued a media release to address questions about MPD policies related to police use of force. The eight policies were discussed at a town hall meeting that former President Obama held on June 3, 2020 and are found on his webpage. These policies have also been referred to as the "8 Can't Wait." The MPD has had policies and practices in place for years relating to the most contemporary and professional aspects surrounding use of force force. Additionally, the MPD is updating policy to further enhance what was previously in place. The media release goes into greater detail surrounding the policies, training, practices and commitment to serving everyone with honor, dignity, fairness and respect. "
~ Chief Hober