Katehi Outlines Steps For UC Davis Police, Administration Reforms

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Tuesday, April 17, 2012

UC Davis' embattled chancellor said Friday the university is "moving swiftly" to enact major reforms to campus police and administration operations following the release of a scathing report on last November's pepper-spraying of students by campus police.

"We are moving swiftly to address these issues and any others that need attention," Chancellor Linda P.B. Katehi said in a statement Friday.

Katehi said independent, top-to-bottom audits would be conducted of campus police operations, including department policies and training methods, to develop proposals for change.

Additionally, an independent expert has been invited to lead a campus forum on police accountability, she said. The forum could lead to a campus police review commission.

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