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Advocates say the measures would be a huge victory for the state’s mental health and homelessness systems.
Limahuli Garden & Preserve is home to dozens of endangered plants and birds found nowhere else on earth.
They are accused of violating the victim’s civil rights. Four officers were initially disciplined after the January incident.
Agency representatives say they’ve gotten more efficient with the help of a new budgeting tool, but advocates for patients are filing more complaints.
A new cybercrime unit, better training to deal with the homeless and speeding up the hiring process are among numerous accomplishments in the first year.
The chief told the Honolulu Police Commission Wednesday the city settled the case for $550,000 for financial reasons.
Gov. Ige has proposed spending $7.7 million to overhaul the state DD program, which includes offering clients more opportunities for jobs and setting goals for themselves.
In contrast to past practice, the police commission solicited input from a wide range of groups and the chief OK’d releasing the details of her annual review.
UPDATED: The payment will settle a lawsuit alleging Police Chief Susan Ballard, while commander of the police academy in 2008, took part in making it easier for recruits to pass.
The measure would form a task force to find ways to make emergency mental health admissions more efficient, and better protect the public.
Pekelo Sanchez was killed inside a stolen pickup in 2017. Eight lawsuits alleging wrongful deaths caused by HPD officers have been filed since 2010.