Police Reform Review Begins: Public Comment Session Scheduled
The Westchester County Board of Legislators has begun its formal review of the County’s Police Reform and Reimagining Task Force report, with plans to adopt a police reinvention document by March 22.
The review is being led by the Board’s Committee on Public Safety, which met Wednesday, February 17, to hear from Task Force Co-Chairs Mayo Bartlett and Leroy Frazer.
The review will include weekly Public Safety Committee meetings as well as a chance for the public to comment on the report by mail and email as well as during a Webex teleconference public input session on Wednesday, March 10 at 7 p.m.
Here’s how to participate in the Public Safety Committee’s Public Comment Session:
• Online: Members of the public who would like to speak via Webex may go to the Event Information page to register: https://westchestergov.webex.com/westchestergov/onstage/g.php?MTID=effe129e657086c8a1af951a58dbf3df7
• By phone: Participants may dial-in, toll-free, when the session starts at 1-844-621-3956. Enter the meeting access code: 185 569 8776
• In writing: Comments can be submitted in writing, beginning immediately, by emailing BOLPublicComments@westchesterlegislators.com or mailing physical copies to the Clerk of the Board of Legislators, 148 Martine Ave., 8th Floor, White Plains, NY 1060. Written comments must be received by March 10 at 5 p.m.
• To watch: The meeting will stream live on Current Meetings section of the BOL website at www.westchesterlegislators.com
Read the Westchester County Police Reform and Reimagining Task Force report at: https://www.westchestergov.com/images/stories/pdfs/policereformreport.pdf
Watch archived video of Wednesday’s Public Safety Committee meeting at: http://westchestercountyny.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.php?view_id=1&clip_id=571
Check our meeting calendar for the upcoming meetings of the Public Safety Committee as they are scheduled -- https://westchestercountyny.legistar.com/Calendar.aspx