Internal Affairs Policy and Procedure Ad Hoc Committee

The Oakland Police Commission Ad-Hoc Committee on Internal Affairs Policy is currently reviewing the Oakland Police Department's latest draft revision to Internal Affairs Division Policies and Procedures Manual.

Posted: April 12th, 2021 10:11 AM

Last Updated: May 6th, 2021 10:32 AM

OPD Current Policy and Proposed Revisions

A draft of the latest revision of the Manual is available for public review:

IAD Policies and Procedures Manual DRAFT 11.9.2020

The current policy 10-01 is also available:

Policy 10-01 Internal Affairs Policy and Procedure Manual

Related OPD Policies and Procedures

The Oakland Police Department has a number of policies that dictate aspects of of the Internal Affairs Process and the responsibilities of Department personnel. Because the Internal Affairs Policies and Procedures Manual 10-1 intersects with these other policies in numerous ways, they are integral to the Ad Hoc Committee's review of this policy, and the Ad Hoc requested that they be made available to members of the public.

Other Oakland Police Department Policies that inform Internal Affairs Investigations and Procedures:

Best Practices

As part of their work, members of the Committee have reviewed a number of guides and manuals outlining current best practice in the conduct of internal affairs investigations, and would like to make those materials available to the public.

US Department of Justice - COPS Program

International Association of Chiefs of Police

Sample Policies

Committee Members

Police Commission

Oakland Police Department

  • Deputy Chief Nishant Joshi
  • Captain William Lau
  • Lt. Christopher Sansone


  • Rashidah Grinage
  • Ellen Lake
  • Peter Pursley

Community Police Review Agency (CPRA)

  • John Alden, Director
  • Aaron Zisser, Chief of Staff
  • Juanito Rus, Policy Analyst

Community Engagement

Flier - OPC Community Forum on OPD Internal Affairs Manual
    OPD Internal Affairs Manual

    Monday, April 19, 2021
    6:00 pm- 8:00 pm

A Video of the Community Forum is available online:

Public Forum: OPD Internal Affairs Policy and Procedures Manual