Title: Hill South Police Substation - 410 Howard Avenue
Description: Civilian Review Board Meeting
October 12, 2006
Hill South Police Substation
410 Howard Avenue
The meeting was called to order by Shirley Wayne Washington.
A. Rollcall by Mary E. Blair
13 Present 0 Absent 3 Vacancies (Newhallville, Beaver Hill, and Board of Aldermen)
B. Approval of Agenda
Motion to approve agenda made by William Bixby; seconded by Catherine Gootkin; motion carried unanimously.
C. Approval of Minutes
Motion to approve the September 14, 2006 meeting minutes was made by Catherine Gootkin; seconded by Mary E. Blair; motion carried unanimously.
D. Coordinator's Report
Motion to approve the Coordinator’s Report was made by Sarah McIver; seconded by Mary E. Blair; motion carried unanimously.
E. Open Floor
? Cluet Blair introduced himself as Block Watch Captain for Dixwell Block 711 and spouse of Mary E. Blair.
F. Unfinished Business
? Shirley Wayne Washington read the East Rock Management Team letter to the Board of Aldermen President.
? Shirley Wayne Washington stated that invitations were extended to the Assistant Police Chiefs to attend CRB meetings.
G. Subcommittee Reports
Evelise Ribeiro reported on BOPC activities:
? Next meeting date is November 17th
? NHPD Officer applications open with testing in January
? Gun buyback program
? Ann Tramontana questioned case #067-06-C that was on the BOPC meeting agenda. Coordinator to report back on case status.
? Robert Spirito provided a copy of a letter that was sent to the President of the Board of Aldermen, Carl Goldfield, from the Downtown Management Team requesting the appointment of a Board of Aldermen representative.
H. New Business
Shirley Wayne Washington read the recommendations set forth by the Deadly Force Task Force. There was discussion; the next Deadly Force Task Force meeting is scheduled for October 23rd.
Open discussion on CRB and community involvement. Discussion on various means to resolve current issues.
Evelise Ribeiro suggested that a formal proposal should be made to the Board of Police Commissioners indicating suggestions for recruit and in-service training.
Ad Hoc committee comprised of Juanita Wright and Easter Howard formed to put together proposal.
Motion to adjourn made by Mary E. Blair; seconded by Robert Spirito; motion carried unanimously.
13 Present 0 Absent 3 Vacancies
William Bixby Newhallville
Mary Blair Board of Aldermen
Barbara Carroll Beaver Hill
Shirley Wayne Washington
Staff: Reginald Thomas, Civilian Review Board Coordinator
Guests: Cluet Blair, Dixwell Block 711
Johnny Dye, 56 Arthur Street
The next Civilian Review Board meeting is scheduled for 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 9, 2006, at the Hill North Police Substation , 90 Hallock Street.