The 8 Can't Wait Campaign

What is the City’s response to the 8 Can’t Wait Campaign?

We’ve heard a lot of community interest in the policies advocated for by the Eight Can’t Wait campaign and we appreciate that feedback.

Eugene’s policies have not been evaluated by the organization running this campaign, but we have submitted a request for them to do so. In the meantime, staff have reviewed and identified current EPD policies that appear to match the criteria used by the campaign. See image for the Eugene Police Department policies that correspond to some of the recommendations. (Download PDF)

Eugene does have multiple tools in place to help ensure accountability to these policies including:

While the City of Eugene has already implemented many of the Eight Can’t Wait polices to reduce police violence, we are always open to new ideas and ways we can improve.