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COMMUNITY POLICE REVIEW COMMISSION
MEETING AUDIO

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER
13, 2013

4:00 PM - CASE REVIEW MEETING
5:30 PM - REGULAR meeting
ART PICK council CHAMBERS

3900 MAIN STREET, RIVERSIDE, 92522
COMMUNITY POLICE REVIEW COMMISSION, 951-826-5509


MISSION STATEMENT

"The Community Police Review Commission was created in order to promote public confidence in

 the professionalism and accountability of the sworn staff of the Riverside Police Department."

 
  
Pursuant to Government code section 54954.2 the Community Police Review Commission will conduct a meeting

at the above time and place for the purpose of transacting or discussing business as identified on this agenda.  

 

PLEASE NOTE:  The scheduled hearing times are approximate.  No item will be heard before its scheduled time
    but may be heard later in the meeting.

  

4:00 PM – CASE REVIEW (CLOSED SESSION)

 

  1.  Roll Call

 

  2.  Public Comments

        This is an opportunity for members of the public to address the Commission on closed session items.

 

  3.  Closed Session – Case Review

       Pursuant to Government Code Section 54957, the Commission will adjourn to Closed Session to discuss issues
           pertaining to PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERSONNEL MATTERS.

 

  CPRC CASE NO. RPD CASE NO.
1) 13-012 PC-13-04020
2) 13-028 PC-13-070445

 

 

5:30 PM – TRAINING / SPECIAL MEETING (OPEN SESSION)

 

PLEASE NOTE:

Any person wishing to speak on an agenda item must file this form prior to the beginning of the meeting or the time
    that the item is called for discussion.

 

Public Comment will take place after the introduction of each agenda item. The speaker may choose to address the
   Commission either before OR after discussion by Commissioners, but may only speak one time on any agenda item.
   The speaker must check the appropriate box on the “Request to Speak” form, specifying if they wish to speak before
   or after discussion of an agenda item. The same rules apply to presentations by guest speakers and / or a training
   course for Commissioners.  Any questions posed by members of the public during public comment may be asked of
   the presenter only by the Commission Chair during Commission discussion.

 

Five (5) minutes per speaker may be allocated family members or their spokesperson speaking regarding an
    officer-involved death.

 

Three (3) minutes per speaker may be allocated for all other public comment.

 

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

  4.  Roll Call

   

  6.  Public Comments

       Public comment on any subject matter within the Commission's jurisdiction.

 

  5.  'Thank You' Presentation

       'Thank You' to Commissioner Eve Maciel for her service to the City of Riverside as a CPRC

       Commissioner in 2013.

 

12.   Rationale Worksheets for Officer-Involved Death Case Evaluations

       Discussion and action, if any, regarding

       A)  the purpose of the commissioners' rationale worksheets, and

       B)  whether or not the worksheets should be posted on the CPRC website.

 

  7.  Approval of Minutes

       A)  October 23 Regular Meeting

 

  8.  Outreach

       A)  November Outreach

       B)  Upcoming Outreach Events and Opportunities

             1)  CIONO Annual Thanksgiving Give-Away

                   November 18 at 10 AM, 4053 Chestnut Street, Chestnut House B

             2)  Lunar Fest 2014 – January 25, 2014 at 10 AM

             3)  Black History Parade and Expo – February 8, 2014 at 10 AM

       C)  Future Outreach Opportunities

             1)  Input from Outreach Coordinator on upcoming outreach events

             2)  Input from Commission Members on potential outreach events 

 

 

OLD BUSINESS

 

  9.  Ledezma Officer-Involved Death (OID) Case Evaluation

       Continue discussion and action, if any, on the Ledezma OID case evaluation.  The Commission
           has completed Stage II
(Fact Finding, Request for Training & Investigation), Stage III (Policy
        
  and Procedure Process), and Stage IV (Deliberation and Finding Process), and Stage V
           (Recommendation Process).  The Commission will proceed to Stage VI (Written Public Report).
          
The Commission may return to discussion of completed Stages, if needed.

 

10Dunbar Officer-Involved Death (OID) Case Evaluation

       Continue discussion and action, if any, on the Dunbar OID case evaluation.  The Commission
           is continuing its evaluation in Stage I (Commission Member Review) and Stage II (Fact Finding,
           Request for Training & Investigation) and may begin Stage III (Policy and Procedure Process).
          
The Commission may return to discussion of completed Stages, if needed.

 

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

11.  Policy Recommendations

       Discussion and action, if any, to approve

       A)  the Commission's recommendation that RPD modify Policy 4.23, Domestic Violence Policy,
                Subsections E.1.a and E.f.(2) and (6) to have
dispatch personnel check, confirm, and / or
                broadcast relevant offender information pertaining to location history and / or the criminal
                history of the offender.

       B)  the Commission's recommendation that RPD modify Policy

             1)  3.9 Required Equipment To Be Carried On Duty, Subsection A: adding Less Lethal

                  Weapons Systems as No. 7

             2)  3.23 Sworn Personnel – Equipment: adding Less Lethal Weapons Systems as
                      Subsection E

             3)  4.30 Use of Force Policy, Subsection H: adding language that Less Lethal Weapons be
                      considered as a first option to officers
.

 

13.  Staff Report

 

14.  Commission Member Comments

       Pursuant to Government Code Section 54954.2, Commission members may use this time to make brief
           announcements or a brief report on their own activities.

 

15.  Items for Future Commission Consideration

 

16.   Adjourn

 



Contact Information


3900 Main Street, 6th Floor
Riverside, CA  92522

Phone: 951.826.5509
Fax: 951.826.2568

E-mail: cprc@riversideca.gov