On Monday, August 2, 2021, Interim Police Chief Jacqueline Seabrooks and Santa Monica Police Department (SMPD) leadership invite the Santa Monica community to a facilitated conversation about the department’s response to the OIR Group’s after-action report for the events of May 31, 2020.

Community members are invited to participate in a Q&A following an overview of SMPD’s response to OIR Group’s 44 recommendations by Chief Seabrooks. The teleconference meeting is from 6:30 to 8 p.m. and community members can register through Eventbrite. Spanish translation will be available.

SMPD’s response to the OIR Group’s report was published as an information item to the City’s website at https://www.smgov.net/departments/council/infoitems.aspx.

Council also directed that the newly formed Public Safety Reform and Oversight Commission review SMPD’s response. The Commission will take this up at a future meeting. For agenda and participation information, visit https://www.santamonica.gov/public-safety-reform-and-oversight-commission.

For more information on the City’s response to the events of May 31, 2020, visit https://www.santamonica.gov/MAY31AFTERACTION.

Submitted by Constance Farrell, Santa Monica Public Information Officer