Police Commission President Richard Drooyan said he attended the Valley Bureau Hispanic Forum with Captain Todd Chamberlain. He said it was a productive exchange of information and a very successful event overall.
Police Commissioner Robert Saltzman attended Chief Beck’s LGBTQ Community Forum held last week and said it was very well attended with a good Department turnout. He said a broad range of issues were discussed and he received a lot of positive feedback on the LGBTQ Community Academy. Commissioner Saltzman said it spoke to the solid relationship the Department has with the LGBTQ community.
Police Chief Charlie Beck stated the Department holds a lot of specific forums geared towards a lot of different demographics. He said it shows a lot of progress on the part of both the Department and the community. Chief Beck added the conversation at these forms speak more to greater issues in the community rather than to the individual issues of specific groups.
The verbal presentation and update from the Commanding Officer and Community Police Advisory Board (C-PAB) representative regarding community initiated problem solving, crime strategies, and other programs and goals within the Mission Area was given by Captain Todd Chamberlain and Ms. Betty Lee. Ms. Lee informed the Board the biggest challenge their C-PAB is facing is getting more youthful members involved. However she added Mission Area has the highest number of police cadets who also volunteer with fundraising efforts. Captain Chamberlain added they have several committees including a Quality-of-Life committee, Membership Committee, Adopt-a-Block Committee and block captain trainings. He finished by saying they are holding their Officer Appreciation Day on Wednesday, October 10.
The Department’s report, dated June 14, 2012, relative to the confidential financial disclosure inspection (IAID No. 12-059), was approved.
The Department’s report, dated June 14, 2012, relative to the gang enforcement detail training inspection (IAID No. 12-037), was approved.
The Department’s report, dated June 12, 2012, relative to the destruction of obsolete duplicate records – Foothill Area, was approved and transmitted to the City Clerk, Records Management Officer.
The Department’s report, dated June 19, 2012, relative to the destruction of obsolete duplicate records – Motor Transport Division, was approved and transmitted to the City Clerk, Records Management Officer.