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Meeting Name: Law & Public Safety Committee (inactive) Agenda status: Final-revised
Meeting date/time: 12/7/2021 9:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers, Room 300
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
Agenda packet: Agenda Packet Agenda Packet
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201801843 11.PresentationPRESENTATION, dated 12/10/2018, submitted by Patrick A. Duhaney, Acting City Manager, regarding the Emergency Communications Center Action Plan.Filed  Action details Not available
201801844 12.PresentationPRESENTATION, submitted by Vice-Mayor Smitherman, from Ron Plush, regarding Questions, Comments, and Directives from 11/15/18 Law and Public Safety Committee Meeting.Filed  Action details Not available
201801845 13.CommunicationCOMMUNICATION, dated 12-10-2018, submitted by Vice-Mayor Smitherman, from Patrick Duhaney, Acting City Manager, regarding Plush Family responses.Filed  Action details Not available
201800526 14.MotionMOTION, submitted by Councilmember, Landsman, Seelbach, In continuation of the work Vice Mayor Christopher Smitherman has done to require all employees of the City of Cincinnati to complete a sexual and workplace harassment training course as provided through the City's Human Resource Department; WE MOVE that the City Administration provide an immediate update of their review of Administrative Regulation 25 (as noted in attached Motion 201701622, submitted November 29, 2017). WE FURTHER MOVE that the City Administration prepares a report on the feasibility of issuing a city-wide Climate Survey for all City employees, inclusive of part-time employees and interns. WE FURTHER MOVE that the City Administration review, revise and propose a model policy, similar to the City of Phoenix, Arizona (see attached), with regards to how elected officials and appointed positions are held accountable for allegations of sexual harassment and/or assault and to determine if this ought to be a change to an Administration Regulation and/or an addition to the Rules of Council for adoption. WE FURTHER MOVEFiled  Action details Not available
201801145 15.MotionMOTION, submitted by Councilmember Landsman, WHEREAS emergency vehicles such as police cars, ambulances and fire trucks, along with other services vehicles such as armored cars, are in an ideal position to save fuel and reduce emissions with technologies and best practices that allow them to perform vital services without idling. WE MOVE that the Administration report to Council on the feasibility of prohibiting emergency vehicles from standing and/or idling near greenspaces in the City of Cincinnati, whether in the downtown section or otherwise, for a period in excess of 15 minutes. WE FURTHER MOVE that the Administration include in its report the feasibility of implementing fuel and emissions reduction technologies recommended in 2015 report by the U.S. Department of Energy titled, "Idling Reduction for Emergency and Other Service Vehicles". WE FURTHER MOVE for the purpose of this motion, the terms STANDING and IDLING are to be defined under administrative regulations adopted by the Ohio Department of Transportation.Filed  Action details Not available
201801398 16.MotionMOTION, submitted by Vice Mayor Smitherman I MOVE that the Cincinnati Police Department policy for administering tasers be moved from 7 years of age to 12 years of age. I FURTHER MOVE that the Cincinnati Police Department provide a report to Council on the last 2 years of taser use that includes minor children. I FURTHER MOVE that the Cincinnati Police Department review its use of force policy regarding tasers and present their findings or recommendations to the Law & Public Safety Committee. I FURTHER MOVE that the charges for the most recent incident involving the 11-year child be reviewed closely by our City Solicitors Office and Cincinnati Police Department.Filed  Action details Not available
201900404 17.ReportREPORT, dated 03/13/2019, submitted by Patrick A. Duhaney, City Manager, regarding Mission Critical Partners Report--Executive Summary--Emergency Communications Center.Filed  Action details Not available
202000075 18.MotionMOTION, WE MOVE that the City Administration study the findings of the report and issue recommendations that address: 1. Chief Isaac's statement: "We need to look at the reasons why in predominantly African American communities there (is) more police contact," and 2. The findings of the report that found once pulled over, African Americans made up 75% of all Cincinnati stop arrests. 3. The understaffing of the Citizen Complaint authority and the cost associated with fully funding it. (SEE DOC # 202000076)Filed  Action details Not available
202000715 19.ReportREPORT, dated 6/10/2020, submitted by Patrick A. Duhaney, regarding Twin Lakes area of Eden Park. (SEE DOC. #202000590)Filed  Action details Not available
202000766 210.CommunicationCOMMUNICATION, submitted by Vice Mayor Smitherman from Carol Gibbs, President/CEO, Mt. Auburn Community Development Corporation, regarding an issue that is affecting the quality of life for at least 11 neighborhoods... Mt. Auburn, OTR, Pendleton, Walnut Hills, East Walnut Hills, Northside, Corryville, CUF, CBD, Mt. Adams, North Avondale, by drivers of illegally modified or altered off road and ATVs.Filed  Action details Not available
202000076 111.ReportREPORT, regarding the Eye on Ohio report titled: Investigation: Blacks, black neighborhoods most likely to be traffic stop targets in Ohio's 3 biggest cities. (SEE DOC # 202000075)Filed  Action details Not available
202001641 112.MotionMOTION, submitted by Councilmember Seelbach, WE MOVE that the City Administration take all necessary steps to amend the CPD Procedure 12.700, which addresses Cincinnati’s policies for seeking judicial approval for the execution of a warrant without the statutory precondition for nonconsensual entry, to prohibit the use of what are commonly known as No-knock warrants. (BALANCE ON FILE IN CLERK’S OFFICE) (STATEMENT ATTACHED)Filed  Action details Not available
202001725 113.CommunicationCOMMUNICATION, submitted by Councilmember Kearney from Gerhardstein & Branch Law Firm, regarding support for proposed ban on no-knock warrants.Filed  Action details Not available
202001974 114.CommunicationCOMMUNICATION, submitted by Vice Mayor Smitherman, from Andy Wilson, Senior Advisor for Criminal Justice Policy, Office of Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, regarding the Ohio Revised Code Section that governs law enforcement’s ability to obtain a “no knock” warrant.Filed  Action details Not available
202002015 115.MemoMEMO, submitted by Andrew Garth, Interim City Solicitor and Kate Burroughs, Sr. Assistant City Solicitor, from Paula Boggs Muething, City Manager, on October 12, 2020, regarding Solicitor’s opinion concerning No Knock Warrants.Filed  Action details Not available
202103256 1 PresentationPRESENTATION, submitted by Vice Mayor Christopher Smitherman from James L Whalen, University of Cincinnati Director of Public Safety and Police Chief, Judge John West, Chair of UC Community Compliance Council, Zoraida Vale, Senior Assistant General Counsel University of Cincinnati and Chief Eliot Isaac, Cincinnati Police Department entitled UCPD-CPD Mutual Aid Mou.Filed  Action details Not available