The City’s objectives for the assessment included:
+ Providing a detailed overview of the events.
+ Identifying focus areas and observations from the interagency response that provide learning opportunities for first responders, government officials and community members.
+ Aligning responding City agencies’ plans, policies, procedures, practices and training with the National Incident Management System and other relevant best practices to ensure consistency.
+ Inform citywide preparations for future civil disturbances.
+ Identify promising practices and lessons learned.
+ Provide findings, recommendations and opportunities to enhance future responses.
+ Identify City departments affected by the recommendations of this after-action review.