NO on Independent Civilian Oversight Ordinance Proposal

Tell your City Council Member NO on Independent Civilian Oversight Ordinance Proposal This Proposed Ordinance was specifically designed to provide the strongest possible oversight allowed under state law. Section (d) granted the Oversight Commission “the power to subpoena and require attendance of witnesses and the production of books and papers pertinent to its investigations and to administer oaths.” Section (e) provided for the hiring of independent contractors to conduct the investigations for the Oversight Commission. This would not only be less expensive than hiring permanent city employees, but it would also be more effective, as non-city employees would have a greater degree of … Continue reading NO on Independent Civilian Oversight Ordinance Proposal