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Walnut Creek Police Department Policies & Procedures

Subcommittee & General Reference*

Crisis Intervention & De-Escalation
Implicit Bias

Eberhardt, Phd, Jennifer L. 2019. Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Bias that Shapes What We Think, Hear, and Do

Greater Good Magazine, The Greater Good Science Center at the University of California, Berkeley. 2015. Can We Reduce Bias in Criminal Justice?  In a series of articles, a range of leading experts—psychologists, law enforcement officials, and others answer: If you could take concrete steps to mitigate the effects of implicit bias on the criminal justice system—whether in arrests, convictions, sentencing, or police shootings—what would those be?

Hepburn, Stephanie. Huff Post. 12/19/16. Implicit Bias and Mental Health

Lexipol. 2/15/17. Implicit Bias and Law Enforcement: Reducing Blame and Understanding the Brain

State of California, Department of Justice, Office of the Attorney General, 2020. Racial & Identity Profiling Advisory Board Annual Report 2020 - Includes recommendations for model bias-free policing policies and best practices and summary of AB392.

The Chronicle of Higher Education. 1/5/17. Can We Really Measure Implicit Basis? Maybe Not

University of California, San Francisco. Strategies to Address Unconscious Bias

Independent Investigations
Other Materials



Campaign Zero. Integrating recommendations from communitiesresearch organizations and the President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing, Campaign Zero seeks to protect and preserve life by limiting use of force, independent investigations, and training (among other initiatives). 

Contra Costa County Mobile Response Team 

Crisis Assistance Helping Out On The Streets (CAHOOTS

One Mind Campaign. An initiative by the International Association of Chiefs of Police to unite local communities, public safety organizations, and mental health organizations so that the three become "of one mind." 


*Points of view or opinions in these references are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the position or opinions of FOSATH members.

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