Title: City Hall, 165 Church Street, Second Floor Meeting Room #2
Description: Meeting called to order at 6:15 pm by Chairman, Frank Cochran
Present: Bianca Bowles, George E. Carter, Leslie Radcliffe, Catherine Gootkin, Shirley Wayne Washington, Maureen O'Sullivan, Moses Nelson, Robert Spirito, Wayne Hobbs, Frank Cochran,
Barbara Carroll, Evelise Ribeiro, Alyson Heimer, Evette Hamilton and Lena Largie
Staff: Reginald Thomas, CRB Consultant
Guests: Lieutenant Anthony Duff, OIC Internal Affairs; Roderick Williams, Corporation Counsel
Opening Remarks: Frank Cochran, Chairman
Approval of Minutes - February 9, 2012
Motion to accept minutes by Robert Spirito, seconded Catherine Gootkin; unanimous approval.
Approval of Agenda
Motion to accept to accept agenda by Robert Spirito, seconded by Barbara Carroll; unanimous approval.
Swearing in of New Members
New Board members Alyson Heimer, Evette Hamilton and Lena Largie were sworn in by Roderick Williams, Corporation Counsel.
Internal Affairs Report
Lieutenant Duff, OIC of Internal Affairs, provided a report and a discussion. His opening remarks where around an officer involved with a shooting incident that occurred at the Academy. Details are in the news.
He talked about how seven cases were sent to the Chief of Police for discipline.
During the month of February, the following cases were closed:
An overview of “I” cases that are also part of press releases.
Lt. Duff discussed the NHPD policy and procedures.
He announced the monitoring of “I” cases that are under review. He spoke about the presentation of General Orders by Captain Peterson for sign-off by the appropriate parties.
He announced two newly-assigned persons to Internal Affairs, which has the current staffing at four Detectives, one Sergeant, one Lieutenant and one Administrative person. Lt. Duff provided a numerical rank breakdown and provided open discussion, entertaining questions and answers.
There was a question regarding the distribution of updated contact list and our newest members.
Panel A was assigned three cases: 004-12-C, 007-12-C, 009-12-C
Panel B was assigned three cases: 012-12-C , 013-12-C, 149-11-C
Public Comment - None
New Business – None
Moses Nelson made a motion to adjourn; Catherine Gootkin seconded; approved unanimously.