INDEPENDENT POLICE REVIEW DIVISION
CITIZEN REVIEW COMMITTEE
MAY 7, 2002
Members present: Lopez, Browning, Alexander, Stone, Miggins, Pollard
- INTRODUCTION OF MEMBERS.
- GROUND RULES: outlined by Chair Lopez.
- MINUTES: January 10, 2002 were approved, moved by Miggins, second by Alexander, vote 6-0. The draft minute of April 16, 2002 meeting were distributed.
- OLD BUSINESS: None
- Panel discussion relating to issues of police referrals to detoxification center was presented by Member Browning . Panel members were Ed Blackburn, Central City Concern; Dr. Thayer, Hooper Detoxification Center, Officer Kraig McClathery, PPB Center Precinct and David Woboril, City Attorney's Office.
- IPR Director's Report:
- The Director distributed a working draft of the proposed procedures for appointment and reappointment to the Citizen Review Committee and walked the CRC through the proposal.
- The Director asked that CRC and Work Groups to get their input to IPR for the quarterly report.
- The Director reported that a CRC read file had been established.
- Discussed the case against the two officers involved in the beating of a citizen. The Director will be involved in the investigation.
- Handout parking reimbursement procedures.
- Discussed the two appeals in which the CRC voted to change a finding to a service complaint when the Committee did not have the authority to do so.
· Member Browning moved to table the matter and directed the Internal Process Working group to develop a proposal for the next CRC meeting. Vote: Yes- Alexander, Browning, Pollard, Miggins: No- Stone, Lopez.
· Alexander moved to uphold the original decision of the CRC on appeal 01-10, Second by Browning. Vote: Yes-Alexander, Browning, Stone, Lopez, Pollard, Miggins.
- Drafts of IPR #02-10 and #02-13, scheduled for May 21, 2002 were distributed.
- Workgroup Report.
· Browning discussed the need to get an agenda out in a timely manner to CRC members. She hopes to have the King Center scheduled for the upcoming community meeting. The Outreach Workgroup is working on disparity issues for a training in June.
· Miggins noted that the Internal Process Workgroup would be meeting on May 8, 2002, at 12 noon.
· Stone discussed police incident de-escalation and how the Committee should work on those issues related to declinations.
· Member Alexander handed out a draft of the "case review worksheet" and asked members to provide input.
· Chair Lopez asked the Director to place the role of Workgroup to the next agenda. He voiced some concern about the current practice.
- NEW BUSINESS: None
- PUBLIC INPUT:
· M. Rooklidge commented on a public records request sent to the Director.
· D. Lane commented on the panel presentation and the selection procedures. She also made comments on the service complaint finding and the process for sending the CRC's findings to the PPB.
*APPROVED June 18, 2002