Title: New Haven Police Academy, 710 Sherman Parkway
Description: Meeting was called to order by Barbara Carroll at 6:15 P.M.
A. Roll Call: called by Mary Blair
9 Present: Barbara Carroll, Mary Blair, Catherine Gootkin, Frank Cochran, George E. Carter, Wayne Hobbs, Shirley W. Washington, Deborah Davis, Moses Nelson
3 Absent: Maureen O’Sullivan, Evelise Riberio, Robert Spirito, Corporation Counsel
Staff: Reginald Thomas Manager, CRB Service
Guest: Captain Denise Blanchard OIC, Internal Affairs.
B. Review of Minutes
Motion to accept minutes made by Frank Cochran, seconded by Mary Blair: unanimous approval.
C. Agenda Review
Motion to accept the amended agenda made by Mary Blair, seconded by Cathy Gootkin: unanimous approval.
D. Internal Affairs Statistical Report & Remarks
-Captain Blanchard reported that seven (7) cases were opened and nine (9) cases were closed in December.
-The IA Unit will be in training the end of January for IA PRO computer tracking program for complaints.
-Currently the complaint form is online and can be printed but the department is working for the ability to complete and submit the citizen’s complaint form online.
-Reading assigned to panels A & B.
-Re Case Review Form: Make copy of review and leave with IA. Submit original to CRB office.
E. New Business
-Fair Haven District Commander Herb Johnson suggested that CRB members ride along on a weekend night in the downtown nightclub district. Wayne Hobbs suggested that one CRB member a month ride along with Police Department.
-Officer Strickland invited CRB members to observe the live-fire training simulator in the trailer outside the NHPD Training Academy. CRB members were able to view several simulated scenarios.
-Create & distribute Annual Statistics Report for 2010. Tabled until next month.
F. Unfinished Business
Reginald Thomas, Manager CRB Services handed out training materials, reviewed case reading process.
G. Subcommittee Reports – No Reports
Policy & Procedures
Motion to adjourn made by Mary Blair, seconded by Wayne Hobbs; unanimous approval.
Meeting adjourned: 7: 52 P.M.
Next meeting of the Civilian Review Board: Thursday, February 10, 2011
6:00pm at the New Haven Police Department, One Union Avenue, 3rd Floor Conference Ro