George Floyd’s death prompted HPD to review its use of force policy.
Doug Chin and Mike Broderick, both attorneys, expressed support for some of the reforms proposed by Black Lives Matter activists.
During the June 3 police commission meeting, the chief said many things went wrong in the Minneapolis incident that is causing nationwide unrest.
The two were frustrated over the commission’s lack of power to make meaningful change in the police department.
Both the Honolulu county and state SHOPO boards support the candidate unanimously.
Commission Chair Shannon Alivado says it’s because of logistical challenges, not because the board’s trying to be secretive.
Violators could face up to a $5,000 fine and/or one year in prison.
Honolulu Police Chief Susan Ballard and the city’s top civil attorney have submitted letters to a federal judge that could be used to increase the sentences for Louis and Katherine Kealoha.
But the annual reports to the Legislature are lacking in the level of detail needed for meaningful public scrutiny.