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(A) It is the policy of the city that excessive force by local law enforcement agencies shall not be used against individuals engaged in lawful and nonviolent civil rights demonstrations within the boundaries of the city.
(B) It is the policy of the city to enforce applicable state and local laws against the physical barring of an entrance to or exit from a facility or location which is the subject of nonviolent civil rights demonstrations within its jurisdiction.
(C) The City Council will coordinate with the city’s Chief of Police to implement this section by amending the city’s Police Department procedures.
(Res. 16-11, passed 10-3-2016; Res. 17-12, passed 10-2-2017; Res. 20-15, passed 10-5-2020)