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File #: 20-246    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agendas Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 6/9/2020 In control: Board of Aldermen
On agenda: 6/16/2020 Final action:
Title: A Resolution on Next Steps in Advancing Racial Equity in Law Enforcement and Public Safety in Carrboro PURPOSE:
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - 20200616 Resolution on Policing and Public Safety DRAFT, 2. Attachment B - EO145-Criminal-Justice-Reform, 3. Attachment C - excellence-with-equity-report-final10-23, 4. Attachment D - Policing-Reform-Recommendations
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A Resolution on Next Steps in Advancing Racial Equity in Law Enforcement and Public Safety in Carrboro 



DEPARTMENT: Town Council    


CONTACT INFORMATION: Council Member Seils    


INFORMATION: On June 9, 2020, the Town Council requested that Council Members Haven-O’Donnell, Seils, and Slade draft a resolution addressing next steps in advancing racial equity in law enforcement and public safety. A draft resolution is attached for discussion. The draft resolution (1) addresses policy goals and requests reports; (2) responds to community members' inquiries and clarifies policies and expectations relating to use of force; (3) requests information about the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools; (4) requests information and offers suggestions regarding the recommended budget for fiscal year 2021; and (5) expresses an intent to establish a task force on public safety. Also attached are the initial recommendations of the Orange County Bias Free Policing Coalition, a report from the Campaign for Racial Equity in Our Schools, and Governor Cooper's Executive Order No. 145.




RECOMMENDATION: It is recommended that the Town Council discuss and consider the attached draft resolution.