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File #: 20-1123   
Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 6/4/2020 In control: County Commission
On agenda: 6/16/2020 Final action:
Title: MOTION TO DIRECT Office of the County Attorney to analyze the feasibility of creating a citizens review board that would examine the results of completed internal affairs investigations at Broward County law enforcement agencies, including the Broward Sheriff's Office and municipal police departments, publish reports and statistics, and make recommendations for reform; and directing the Office of the County Attorney to prepare a draft Ordinance or administrative code Resolution to create such board, if appropriate. (Mayor Holness)
Indexes: Established Commission Goals
Attachments: 1. Additional Material - Information, 2. Additional Material - Information
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Broward County Commission Regular Meeting
Director's Name: Dale V.C. Holness
Department: County Commission

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Requested Action
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MOTION TO DIRECT Office of the County Attorney to analyze the feasibility of creating a citizens review board that would examine the results of completed internal affairs investigations at Broward County law enforcement agencies, including the Broward Sheriff's Office and municipal police departments, publish reports and statistics, and make recommendations for reform; and directing the Office of the County Attorney to prepare a draft Ordinance or administrative code Resolution to create such board, if appropriate. (Mayor Holness)

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Why Action is Necessary
Permits Board direction to the Office of the County Attorney to draft the referenced Ordinance or Resolution.

What Action Accomplishes
Directs the Office of the County Attorney to draft the referenced Ordinance or Resolution, if appropriate.

Is this Action Goal Related
Yes

Previous Action Taken


Summary Explanation/Background
This Motion supports the Board of County Commissioners' Value of "Approaching human services collaboratively and compassionately, with special emphasis on the most vulnerable," and its Goals to "Effectively advocate for and acquire municipal, state and federal financial support to equitably address health and human services needs of the entire community, through a truly coordinated system of care," "Deliver evidence-based services to the public, and connect customers and their family members, to sustainable support, with special emphasis on financial supports," and "Collaborate with public and private partners to find creative, equitable, and responsible solutions to systemic community problems, especially permanent, supportive housing for persons experiencing, or at risk of, homelessness."

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