Allen, et al v. City of Oakland, et al

Filing 558

ORDER re: persons responsible for certain tasks. Individuals designated as persons responsible shall file weekly reports with the Monitor, beginning on 09/27/10. Signed by Judge Thelton E. Henderson on 09/15/10. (tehlc3, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 9/15/2010)

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Allen, et al v. City of Oakland, et al Doc. 558 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 On August 31, 2010, this Court ordered Defendants to "identify a senior executive v. CITY OF OAKLAND, et al., Defendants. DELPHINE ALLEN, et al., Plaintiffs, MASTER CASE FILE NO. C00-4599 TEH ORDER RE: PERSONS RESPONSIBLE FOR CERTAIN TASKS IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 14 i.e., someone at the deputy chief level or higher to be responsible" for certain areas. 15 Aug. 31, 2010 Order at 2. In accordance with the individuals identified by Defendants, IT IS 16 HEREBY ORDERED that: 17 1. Assistant Chief Howard Jordan shall be responsible for Internal Affairs (Tasks 2-7, 18 16, 33, and 37); Training (Tasks 42 and 43); and Discipline (Task 45). 19 2. Deputy Chief Eric Breshears shall be responsible for Use of Force and Supervisory 20 Control (Tasks 18, 20, 24-26, 30, and 35). 21 3. Deputy Chief Jeffrey Israel shall be responsible for Stop Data (Task 34) and the 22 Personnel Assessment System (Tasks 40 and 41). 23 24 25 26 27 28 As the Court explained in its August 31, 2010 order: [These individuals] along with the Chief of Police, who shall continue to bear ultimate responsibility for the entire Department shall be responsible for ensuring compliance with all aspects of the respective tasks and may, if it appears warranted under the circumstances, face contempt proceedings in this Court. In addition, the identified personnel shall submit brief weekly written reports discussing the identified individual's personal knowledge of the progress achieved, problems identified, and any other factors relevant to compliance for the tasks in each area during the immediately 1 1 2 3 preceding calendar week (Sunday through Saturday).1 These reports shall be submitted to the Monitor via electronic mail on each Monday by 12:00 noon, Pacific time, with the first such reports due on September 27, 2010. The Court will discuss these reports with the Monitor on a regular basis. 4 Id. at 2-3. The Monitor shall have discretion to extend the deadline during holiday periods or 5 if warranted by extenuating circumstances, but such extensions shall be the exception and not 6 the rule. In consultation with the Court, the Monitor shall also have discretion to confer with 7 the designated individuals and Chief Anthony Batts concerning the expected content and 8 format of the reports. 9 10 IT IS SO ORDERED. 11 12 Dated: 09/15/10 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 1 In their recently filed joint case management conference statement, both Plaintiffs 27 and Defendants incorrectly referred to "biweekly" reports ordered by the Court. Sept. 9, 2010 Joint CMC Statement at 5, 9. The designated individuals must submit weekly, not 28 biweekly, reports to the Monitor. THELTON E. HENDERSON, JUDGE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 2

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