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File #: 54390    Version: 1 Name: University of Illinois contract - MPD diversity and inclusion trainers
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/14/2019 In control: Police Department
On agenda: 2/26/2019 Final action: 2/26/2019
Enactment date: 3/1/2019 Enactment #: RES-19-00144
Title: Amending the Police Department’s 2019 Operating Budget and authorizing the Chief of Police to sign a University of Illinois contract for services for MPD officers to train the Center for Public Safety and Justice curriculum on diversity and inclusion for law enforcement
Sponsors: Paul R. Soglin
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsWatch
2/26/20191 COMMON COUNCIL Adopt - 15 Votes RequiredPass Action details Not available
2/11/20191 FINANCE COMMITTEE RECOMMEND TO COUNCIL TO ADOPT (15 VOTES REQUIRED) - REPORT OF OFFICERPass Action details Not available
2/5/20191 COMMON COUNCIL Referred  Action details Not available
1/14/20191 Police Department Referred for Introduction  Action details Not available
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution authorizes the acceptance of up to $9,900 from the University of Illinois Center for Public Safety and Justice to reimburse MPD for costs associated with employees’ travel to deliver diversity and inclusion training sessions on behalf of the Center and amends the 2019 Police Operating Budget accordingly. The officers performing the training will do so as part of their regular duties and no additional personnel expense will be incurred.

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Amending the Police Department’s 2019 Operating Budget and authorizing the Chief of Police to sign a University of Illinois contract for services for MPD officers to train the Center for Public Safety and Justice curriculum on diversity and inclusion for law enforcement

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PREAMBLE
The Center for Public Safety and Justice at the University of Illinois at Chicago (CPSJ) was founded in 1997 as one of the original Regional Community Policing Institutes created through the establishment of the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) within the U.S. Department of Justice. The original charge of CPSJ was to expand the understanding and application of community policing and problem-solving techniques used by law enforcement agencies and the communities they serve. CPSJ continues to honor its origins in community policing through its portfolio of trainings, services, and research projects to further this mission.

WHEREAS, the CPSJ has created a National Diversity and Inclusion Training Team for law enforcement; and,

WHEREAS, three officers from the Madison Police Department Community Outreach Research Education (CORE) Team have received the Center’s training of the trainers and will be able to deliver a minimum of four (4) day-and-a-half-long diversity and inclusion training sessions on behalf of the Center in 2019; and,

WHEREAS, the University of Illinois at Chicago will reimburse MPD for costs associated with the three employees’ travel on behalf of the Center, not ...

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