Meeting announced for Jersey City’s Police Policies and Procedures Advisory Committee

Meeting announced for Jersey City’s Police Policies and Procedures Advisory Committee

The Advisory Committee to Review the Jersey City Police Department’s Policies and Procedures will meet Aug.13 at 6 p.m., according to an advisory notice from Council President Joyce Watterman to the City Clerk and members of the council.

Over the next several months the committee will review the JCPD’s policies and procedures on police enforcement and discrimination, make findings as to whether these policies and procedures are effective and fair, and propose amendments if necessary, including the potential formation of a Civilian Review Board.

The committee is composed of three council members, a police officer or judge, a community leader, religious leader, educator, and one representative from each ward, according to the June resolution creating the committee.

The meeting will take place at 6 p.m. in Council Chambers at city hall, 280 Grove St.

According to the council president’s aide Kia Deadwyler, the meeting is open to the public but no public participation is allowed.

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