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File #: O-21-78   
Type: Ordinance Status: Enacted
File created: 10/18/2021 In control: City Council
Final action: 3/7/2022
Enactment date: 3/28/2022 Enactment #: O-2022-007
Title: F/S Amending Chapter 9, Article 4, Part 1 ROA 1994, The Police Oversight Ordinance (Bassan, Benton, Davis)
Attachments: 1. O-78, 2. O-78 Approved Floor Substitute.pdf, 3. O-78 Approved Floor Amendment 1 to FS - Lewis.pdf, 4. O-78 Approved Floor Amendment 2 to FS - Sanchez.pdf, 5. O-78 Withdrawn Floor Amendment 3 to FS - Sanchez.pdf, 6. O-78 Approved Floor Amendment 4 to FS - Bassan.pdf, 7. FS O-78Enacted
Date Action ByActionResultAction Details
3/28/2022 City Clerk Published  Action details
3/22/2022 Mayor Not Signed by the Mayor  Action details
3/16/2022 City Council Sent to Mayor for Signature  Action details
3/7/2022 City Council Passed as AmendedPass Action details
3/7/2022 City Council AmendedPass Action details
2/23/2022 City Council SubstitutedPass Action details
2/23/2022 City Council Postponed as Substituted, as AmendedPass Action details
2/23/2022 City Council AmendedPass Action details
2/23/2022 City Council Amended  Action details
2/23/2022 City Council AmendedPass Action details
2/23/2022 City Council AmendedPass Action details
2/7/2022 City Council PostponedPass Action details
1/19/2022 City Council PostponedPass Action details
1/19/2022 City Council Amended  Action details
1/19/2022 City Council AmendedFail Action details
12/20/2021 City Council MotionPass Action details
10/18/2021 City Council Introduced and Referred  Action details
10/18/2021 President Referred  Action details
CITY of ALBUQUERQUE
TWENTY FOURTH COUNCIL


COUNCIL BILL NO. F/S O-21-78 ENACTMENT NO. ________________________

SPONSORED BY: Bassan, Benton, Davis

ORDINANCE
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F/S Amending Chapter 9, Article 4, Part 1 ROA 1994, The Police Oversight Ordinance (Bassan, Benton, Davis)
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AMENDING CHAPTER 9, ARTICLE 4, PART 1 ROA 1994, THE POLICE OVERSIGHT ORDINANCE.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL, THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE:
SECTION 1. SECTION 9-4-1-1 THROUGH 9-4-1-14 ARE HEREBY AMENDED AS FOLLOWS:
"? 9-4-1-1 SHORT TITLE.
Sections 9-4-1-1 through 9-4-1-14 may be cited as the Police Oversight Ordinance.
? 9-4-1-2 PURPOSE.
The purpose of ?? 9-4-1-1 through 9-4-1-14 is to:
(A) Foster and perpetuate policing policies and practices that effectively maintain social order and which at the same time foster mutual trust and cooperation between police and civilians;
(B) Ensure that the civilian police oversight body functions as independently as possible from the executive and legislative branches of government of the City of Albuquerque;
(C) Provide civilians and police officers a fair and impartial system for the investigations and determinations on civilian police complaints;
(D) Gather and analyze information, reports, and data on trends and potential issues concerning police conduct and practices and the related impacts on the community and individuals; and
(E) Provide input, guidance and recommendations to the City Council, the Mayor and the Chief of Police for the development of policy for the Albuquerque Police Department.
? 9-4-1-3 LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS.
(A) The City of Albuquerque deserves a highly professional well trained Police Department; however, an effective oversight function has not yet evolved to the satisfaction of the community's needs.
(B) In 1996 the City Council initiated a process to independently review the city's mechanisms of police oversight...

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