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File #: 46407    Version: Name: Adopting the final report and recommendations from the President's Work Group on Police & Community Relations.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/2/2017 In control: COMMON COUNCIL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
On agenda: 5/16/2017 Final action: 5/16/2017
Enactment date: 5/18/2017 Enactment #: RES-17-00411
Title: Adopting the final report and recommendations from the President's Work Group on Police & Community Relations.
Sponsors: Marsha A. Rummel, Shiva Bidar, Sheri Carter, Denise DeMarb, Rebecca Kemble
Attachments: 1. Final 5/12/17 (Version 2) Presidents Work Group Report on Police and Community Relations, 2. Final 5/4/17 (Version 1) Presidents Work Group Police and Community Relations Report 5_4_17.pdf, 3. Link to Handouts, 4. Link to Minutes, 5. 5/11/17 MPD Response to President's Work Group.pdf, 6. 5/10/17 PSRC Emailed Comments.pdf, 7. 5/8/17 Rep Taylor Response on City Use of Force, 8. 10/26/16 Leg Council Power of CC memo.pdf, 9. 4/28/17 MPD Response to CCEC Subcommittee.pdf, 10. 4/27/17 ACA Comments on 4/14/17 Draft Report.pdf, 11. By Title Only 46407 v 1.pdf, 12. 5/9/17 Response from League of Woman Voters of Dane County, Inc..pdf, 13. Data from Officer Involved Shootings.pdf, 14. 1974 Wisconsin Law Review- Police Accountibility in Wisconsin.pdf, 15. 30 Guiding Principles on Use of Force (PDF), 16. How PERFs Use-of-Force Guiding Principles Were Developed.pdf, 17. Racine police summit to explore alternative methods to prevent officer-involved shootings Politics.pdf, 18. Plane crash investigations offer lessons on how to avoid deaths in police encounters.pdf, 19. Center for Healthy Minds Teams Up with Madison Police Department to Foster Officer Well-Being - Cent.pdf, 20. A Buddhist Cop's Approach to Justice - Lion's Roar.pdf, 21. Building a Deeper Police Early Intervention System Data Science for Social Good.pdf, 22. 5/10/17 Flynn Letter to Gelembiuk.pdf
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution includes 13 recommendations for future action. The implementation of these recommendations do not have an immediate fiscal impact but may result in the need for increased funding in future years.
Adopting the final report and recommendations from the President's Work Group on Police & Community Relations.
WHEREAS, the Common Council Organizational Committee (CCOC) Subcommittee on Police & Community Relations was created by the CCOC at their August 2, 2016 meeting and charged with the following objectives:

1) Provide a forum for residents and members of the Council to discuss police and community goals, priorities and interactions. Build a deeper understanding of policing for elected officials and members of the public; and

2) Explore models and options from other communities related to policing and other police policies; and

3) Provide a forum for information sharing regarding police training, policies, data and trends including detailed presentations from the MPD related to policing; and,

4) Make recommendations to the Council on short-term policy, procedure and training while waiting for the results of the Ad Hoc Review of Police Policies and Procedures; and,

WHEREAS, subcommittee members included Ald. Marsha Rummel (chair), Ald. Shiva Bidar-Sielaff (vice-chair), Ald. Sheri Carter, Ald. Denise DeMarb, Ald. Rebecca Kemble and staff Heather Allen, Council Legislative Analyst, Captain James Wheeler, Madison Police Department and Lisa Veldran, Council Administrative Assistant; and,

WHEREAS, the subcommittee first convened on September 14, 2016 and held a series of fifteen (15) meetings that created public space to understand, discuss and develop recommendations on policing models, procedures and practices; and,

WHEREAS, timeline issues warranted the subcommittee be recreated as the President’s Work Group on Police & Community Relations on April 18, 2017 by order of Common Council President Marsha Rummel and ...

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