Title: City Hall, 165 Church Street, Second Floor Meeting Room #2
Description: Meeting called to order at 6:15 pm by Chairman, Frank Cochran
A. Opening Remarks: Frank Cochran requested that Vice-Chair Wayne Hobbs take the minutes in the Secretary’s absence.
B. Roll Call: Wayne Hobbs
9 Present: Bianca Bowles, Barbara Carroll, Catherine Gootkin, Frank Cochran, Wayne Hobbs, Leslie Radcliffe, Alyson Heimer, Robert Spirito, Lena Largie
6 Absent: Maureen O’Sullivan, George E. Carter, Shirley Wayne Washington, Evelise Ribeiro, Moses Nelson, Evette Hamilton,
Staff: Reginald Thomas, CRB Consultant
Guests: Lieutenant Anthony Duff, OIC - NHPD Internal Affairs; Roderick Williams, Corporation Counsel; Tom Hennick, CT Freedom of Information Commission and Mengjias Li, Student
C. Approval of Minutes: Motion to accept minutes made by Alyson Heimer, seconded by Leslie Radcliffe: unanimous approval. No March minutes; tabled until June meeting.
D. Approval of Agenda: moved by majority
E. Presentation: Confidentiality, FOIA and Use of Email to Conduct Business by Tom Hennick, CT Freedom of Information Commission. Tom Hennick answered questions from members after his presentation.
F. Internal Affairs Report: presented by Lt. Duff
Five C cases were closed this month and ready for review.
Twelve Cases and one I case was received in April.
IA will be expanding into the Credit Union space and will be adding another investigator and extending hours to seven days a week.
Chair assigned the cases to be read and reviewed:
Panel A: 005-12- C, 018-12- C
Panel B: 030-12- C, 039-12- C
April case log was presented in detail and explained.
Old Business: Review Frank Cochran’s Policies and Procedures Dated 2-9-2012 for discussion at next meeting
New Business: none
Next meeting of the Civilian Review Board: Thursday, June 14, 2012
6:00 pm at the New Haven Police Department, One Union Avenue, 3rd Floor Conference Room