Title: 200 Orange Street, Hearing Room G-2 (lower level)
Description: Civilian Review Board Meeting
June 14, 2007
Hall of Records
200 Orange Street
Ground Floor Hearing Room
Call to Order
The meeting was called to order by Evelise Ribeiro.
9 Present 4 Absent 2 Late 1 Vacancy
IV&E staff present: Lieutentant Peterson
B. Approval of Agenda
Motion made by Bob Spirito to accept the agenda; seconded by William Bixby; approved unanimously.
C. Approval of Minutes
Motion made by Ann Tramontana to accept the minutes; seconded by Mary Blair; approved unanimously.
D. Coordinator’s Report
Motion made by Ann Tramontana to accept the Coordinator’s Report; seconded by Mary Blair; approved unanimously.
Coordinator’s Reports for CY2006 and 2007 distributed.
OIC of IV&E, Lieutenant Peterson, detailed the status of the open cases for 2006 and provided updates on 2007 cases (please note that the report will be provided in future meetings during Executive Session.).
Discussion initiated by Ann Tramontana re need for CRB statistics based on inquiries she has received.
E. Open Floor
Lieutenant Peterson announced the format for upcoming forum for citizen complaint scheduled for June 18, 2007 at 6:00 p.m., Hillhouse High School and July 5, 2007 at 6:00 p.m., at Fair Haven Middle School.
There were no guests present.
F. Unfinished Business
The discussion regarding the need for statistics initiated by Ann Tramontana continued to be discussed as unfinished business. The need for statistics on CRB activity were stressed.
G. Subcommittee Reports
Evelise Ribeiro outlined the PERF forums. The next BOPC meeting is scheduled for June 26, 2007 at 6:00 p.m.
No other reports were made.
H. New Business
Handouts given regarding details for Case Review and Criteria for Auditing Complaints. Case Review Panel forms were distributed to be used for all reviews of cases.
Reverend Walter Johnson, Jr.
Shirley Wayne Washington
Board of Aldermen
Staff: Reginald Thomas, Civilian Review Board Coordinator
Motion to adjourn to Executive Session made by Bob Spirito, seconded by William Bixby; approved unanimously.
Motion to adjourn made by Sarah McIver, seconded by Catherine Gootkin; approved unanimously.
The next Civilian Review Board meeting is scheduled for 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 12, 2007 at the New Haven Department of Police Service, One Union Avenue, 3rd Floor Conference Room. All members are encouraged to arrive by 5:45 p.m. if at all possible.