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File #: 56679    Version: Name: Accepting two recommendations from the Madison Police Department Policy & Procedure Review Ad Hoc Committee; 1. Civilian Oversight/Intendent Monitor’s Office 2. Comprehensive Internal Review & Root-Cause Analysis of Critical Incidents.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/10/2019 In control: Council Office
On agenda: 7/16/2019 Final action: 8/6/2019
Enactment date: 8/9/2019 Enactment #: RES-19-00587
Title: Accepting two recommendations from the Madison Police Department Policy and Procedure Review Ad Hoc Committee; 1. Civilian Oversight/Independent Monitor’s Office and 2. Comprehensive Internal Review and Root-Cause Analysis of Critical Incidents.
Sponsors: Shiva Bidar, Marsha A. Rummel
Attachments: 1. Civilian Oversight Recommendation Adopted.pdf, 2. Comprehensive Review RCA Recommendation Adopted.pdf, 3. 8/6/19 League of Women Voters Letter Re: 56679.pdf, 4. 56679 v1.pdf

Fiscal Note

The proposed resolution makes two recommendations to the Common Council. The implementation of these recommendations is not expected to have an immediate fiscal impact but may result in the need for funding in the 2020 budget.

Title

Accepting two recommendations from the Madison Police Department Policy and Procedure Review Ad Hoc Committee; 1.  Civilian Oversight/Independent Monitor’s Office and 2. Comprehensive Internal Review and Root-Cause Analysis of Critical Incidents.

Body

WHEREAS, the City of Madison created the City of Madison Police Department Policy & Procedure Review Committee (“Ad Hoc Committee”) (Resolution File #37863) to declare the City’s intention to review the Madison Police Department's policies, procedures, culture and training using the report, other resources and testimony; and,

WHEREAS, in October 2016 the Madison Police Department (MPD) Policy and Procedure Review Ad Hoc Committee selected Michael J. Gennaco d/b/a OIR Group as the expert consultant to conduct a review of the Madison Police Department; and,

WHEREAS, the MPD Policy and Procedure Review Ad Hoc Committee received the OIR Group Report on December 14, 2017 and is committed to reviewing the report and recommendations to ensure transparency and community participation throughout the process; and,

 

WHEREAS, the MPD Policy and Procedure Review Ad Hoc Committee is in the process of conducting a review of the reports 146 recommendations; and,

 

WHEREAS, the ad hoc committee met on July 15, 2019 and forwarded two (2) recommendations to the Common Council:

 

1.                     Recommendation 1: Civilian Oversight and Independent Monitor’s Office
(see attachment to legislative file for full recommendation)

 

2.                     Recommendation No. 20 - Comprehensive Internal Review and Root-Cause Analysis of Critical Incidents
(see attachment to legislative file for full recommendation)

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Common Council accepts the two recommendations from the Madison Police Department Policy and Procedure Review Ad Hoc Committee on Civilian Oversight/Independent Monitor’s Office and Comprehensive Internal Review and Root-Cause Analysis of Critical Incidents.