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File #: 40775    Version: 1 Name: 11-17-2015 MPD Policy & Procedure Review Ad Hoc Committee appointments
Type: Appointment Status: Confirmed
File created: 11/9/2015 In control: Mayor's Office
On agenda: 11/17/2015 Final action: 11/17/2015
Enactment date: 11/20/2015 Enactment #:
Title: Report of the Mayor submitting citizen committee appointments to the Madison Police Department Policy and Procedure Review Ad Hoc Committee.
Sponsors: Paul R. Soglin

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Report of the Mayor submitting citizen committee appointments to the Madison Police Department Policy and Procedure Review Ad Hoc Committee.

 

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I hereby submit, for your consideration and approval, the following citizen committee appointments for introduction and adoption under suspension of the rules.

 

*2/3 vote required for confirmation of non-city residents.

Pursuant to Sec. 3.30(2) of the Madison General Ordinances, "...provision shall not apply to a member of or candidate for appointment to a City of Madison board, committee or commission where, in the judgement of the mayor and two-thirds (2/3) of the Common Council, the best interests of the city will be served by the appointment of a non-resident member who is particularly well qualified by reasons of education, background, and experience with Madison business concerns or other Madison-based employers and the Mayor specifies fully to the Common Council the reasons why he or she is recommending such appointment."

 

 

MADISON POLICE DEPARTMENT POLICY AND PROCEDURE REVIEW AD HOC COMMITTEE

 

VERONICA LAZO (17th A.D.) - appoint to the position of Member. Ms. Lazo is the executive director of UNIDOS Against Domestic Violence. She served as co-chair of the Community Policing and Body Camera Ad Hoc Committee.

 

*TOM BROWN - appoint to the position of Member.

 

Rationale: Mr. Brown currently works for the Urban League of Greater Madison Schools of Hope Program and Project Reach. He served as co-chair of the Community Policing and Body Camera Ad Hoc Committee. The committee has requested that he be one of three members appointed to the MPD Policy and Procedure Review Ad Hoc Committee in order to continue their work on building trust between the Madison Police Department and the community.

 

 

ANTHONY B. COOPER, SR. (16th A.D.)  - appoint to the position of Member. Mr. Cooper is the Director of Reentry Services at Nehemiah Center for Urban Leadership Development. He recently served on the Community Policing and Body Camera Ad Hoc Committee.

 

KEITH A. FINDLAY (11th A.D.) - appoint to the position of Member. Mr. Findlay is an assistant professor and co-director of the Wisconsin Innocence Project at the University of Wisconsin Law School.

 

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

Paul R. Soglin

Mayor