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File #: O-20-27   
Type: Ordinance Status: In Committee
File created: 8/3/2020 In control: Public Safety Committee
Final action:
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Establishing Community Policing Councils; Community Policing Council Membership; Requirements And Duties (Pe?a)
Attachments: 1. O-27.pdf
CITY of ALBUQUERQUE
TWENTY FOURTH COUNCIL



COUNCIL BILL NO. O-20-27 ENACTMENT NO. ________________________

SPONSORED BY: Klarissa J. Pe?a


ORDINANCE
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Establishing Community Policing Councils; Community Policing Council Membership; Requirements And Duties (Pe?a)
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WHEREAS, Community Policing Councils were formalized by the City of Albuquerque as part of the Court-Approved Settlement Agreement (CASA) in the case of the United States v. City of Albuquerque, No. 1:14-cv-1025-JB-SMV, (the CASA), Paragraphs 266 through 270. The CASA required the City to establish a Community Policing Council ("CPC") in each of the six (6) Area Commands; and
WHEREAS, each CPC is comprised of volunteer members from the community and facilitate regular communication and cooperation between the Albuquerque Police Department and community members; and
WHEREAS, the purpose of this Ordinance is to institutionalize and establish the City's commitment to continue the Community Policing Councils in perpetuity when United States v. City of Albuquerque is dismissed.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL, THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE:
SECTION 1. A NEW PART, PART 6, IS HEREBY ADDED TO ARTICLE 4, CHAPTER NINE OF THE REVISED ORDINANCES OF ALBUQUERQUE AS FOLLOWS:
"[? 9-4-6-1. SHORT TITLE. This Ordinance may be referred to as the "Community Policing Council Ordinance."
? 9-4-6-2. ESTABLISHMENT OF COMMUNITY POLICING COUNCILS. The Community Policing Councils (CPCs) were initialized by the Court-Approved Settlement Agreement (CASA) in the case of United States v. City of Albuquerque, No. 1:14-cv-1025, and are hereby formally established and recognized by the City Council as entities that shall hereto forward operate pursuant to this Ordinance together with other applicable guidelines and requirements, and shall continue in existence after the case of United States v. City of Albuquerque is dismissed.
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