Law Enforcement Review

Law Enforcement Review mandated by Executive Order 203

of June 12, 2020

Mission Statement

Executive Order # 203

LERC Report

Resolution 35

Resolution 31

Report and Adoption of Recommendations of Schoharie County Law Enforcement Review Committee

To recognize always that to secure and maintain the respect and approval of the public means also the securing of the willing cooperation of the public in the task of securing observance of laws.

–Sir Robert Peel’s Policing Principles
In 1829, Sir Robert Peel established the London Metropolitan Police Force. He became known as the “Father of Modern Policing,” and his commissioners established a list of policing principles that remain as crucial and urgent today as they were two centuries ago. They contain three core ideas and nine principles.
https://lawenforcementactionpartnership.org/peel-policing-principles/

Schoharie County Law Enforcement Review Committee Member Roster

Bill Federice                            Chairman Schoharie County Board of Supervisors

Ronald Stevens                      Sheriff Schoharie County

Dick Lape                                Chairman Law Oversight Committee

Peggy Hait                              Jefferson Supervisor Law Oversight Committee

John Leavitt                            Carlisle Supervisor Law Oversight Committee

Harold Vroman                      Summit Supervisor Law Oversight Committee

Steve Weinhofer                    Broome Supervisor Law Oversight Committee

Duane Tillapaugh                Undersheriff Sheriff’s Department

Bruce Baker                            Investigator Sheriff’s Department

Candace Ellis                          Special Projects Director Catholic Charities

Raymond Richards                 Pastor Calvary Assembly of God

October 6, 2020

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Agendas

February 9, 2021

January 26, 2021

January 19, 2021

January 12, 2021

January 5, 2021

December 1, 2020

October 20, 2020

Meeting Minutes

March 16, 2021

February 16, 2021

February 9, 2021

January 26, 2021

January 19, 2021

January 12, 2021

January 5, 2021

December 15, 2020

December 1, 2020

November 17, 2020

November 2, 2020

October 20, 2020 – Office of Community Services

October 20, 2020 – Social Service Presentation

October 6, 2020

September 1, 2020

Correspondence

March 16, 2021 Message for Board of Supervisors – Bucking

March 16, 2021 Message for Board of Supervisors – Walchko

March 16, 2021 Message for Board of Supervisors – Clayton

March 16, 2021 Message for Board of Supervisors – Terk

March 16, 2021 Message for Board of Supervisors – Bulmer

March 16, 2021 Message for Board of Supervisors – Claus

March 16, 2021 Message for Board of Supervisors – Whitesell

March 16, 2021 Message for Board of Supervisors – Hawkins

March 16, 2021 Message for Board of Supervisors – Spencer

March 16, 2021 Message for Board of Supervisors – Krol

March 16, 2021 Message for Board of Supervisors – Claus

March 16, 2021 Message for Board of Supervisors – Bello

March 16, 2021 Message for Board of Supervisors – Thomas

March 16, 2021 Message for Board of Supervisors – Wilkins

March 16, 2021 Message for Board of Supervisors – Kamin

March 16, 2021 Message for Board of Supervisors – Burton

February 27, 2021 LEAD Program – Hults

February 26, 2021 Police Accountability Letter to the Editor – Stinson

February 26, 2021 Recommendations from Rural Awakening – Hults

February 25, 2021 Governor’s Executive Order 203 – Alberto

February 23, 2021 Reports of Major Topics Discussed and Recommendations by LERC – Federice

February 19, 2021 Citizen Advisory Task Force Board – Hults

February 4, 2021 Invitation to round tables on police….Hults

February 2, 2021 Subjects not yet discussed by County – Baker

February 1, 2021 Additions to your list – Hults

January 26, 2021 Subjects not yet discussed by County – Baker

January 26, 2021 Policy 304 Conducted Energy Device – Baker

January 26, 2021 Village of Cobleskill Draft Plan – Stanton-Terk

January 26, 2021 Village of Cobleskill draft plan submitted – Stanton-Terk

January 19, 2021 Subjects not yet discussed by County – Hults

January 18, 2021 Body Cam System Policy – Sheriffs Office

January 18, 2021 Policy 401 Bias-Based Policing

January 18, 2021 Policy 424 Portable Audio Video Recorders

January 18, 2021 Rural Awakening Comments on Schoharie…. – Hults

January 11, 2021 Policing Review Presentation Inovation to edit – Heary

January 8,2021 – EO 203 plan – Stanton-Terk

January 8,2021 – Village of Cobleskill draft plan – Stanton-Terk

January 7,2021 – Rural Awakening should show recommendations – Heary

January 7,2021 -Shall Should – Heary

January 3, 2021 Fwd Letter to Editor – Stinson

December 24, 2020 Police Transparency Issue – Stinson

December 20, 2020 Fwd Letter to Editor – Stinson

December 20, 2020 RE January 21, 2021 Law sub-committee – Lape

December 15, 2020 Jan. 5th v 12th – Hults

December 15, 2020 Thoughts on Deadly Forece Letter to Editor – Rural Awakenings

December 13, 2020 Police Equipment Issue – Stinson

December 12, 2020 Police Accountability – Stinson

December 9, 2020 – Recommended changes to the new Use of Force Policies

December 9, 2020 – Rural Awakenings response to new policing policies – Hults

December 9, 2020 – Suggested Conducted Energy Device – Hults

December 9, 2020 – Suggested Control Devices – Hults

December 9, 2020 – Suggested Handcuffing and Restraints – Hults

December 9, 2020 – Suggested Mission Statement – Hults

December 9, 2020 – Suggested Use of Force – Hults

December 8, 2020 – Input re body cams – Hults

December 6, 2020 – Law Enforcement Review comment – Stinson

December 3, 2020 New Policies for County Sheriffs Department – Hults

December 2, 2020 – 7th Sub-Committee Informational Meeting – Lape

November 30, 2020 – Attendance at the Tuesday Policing Review Committee – Hults

November 30, 2020 – 2020 Model UOF Policy – Baker

November 30, 2020 – DCJS email – Baker

November 30, 2020 – NYCRR Article 35 – Baker

November 30, 2020 – NYS Article – Baker

November 30, 2020 – Current Bodycam Policy – Baker

November 30, 2020 – Current UOF Policy – Baker

November 30, 2020 – NYS Ex 840 – Baker

November 30, 2020 – PL 121.13 – Baker

November 30, 2020 – Pres Choke Ban – Baker

November 30, 2020 – UOF Reporting Memo – Baker

November 28, 2020 – Use of Force – September 2020 MPTC final

November 28, 2020 – MPTC Model Policy (92020) – Baker

November 27, 2020 – Use of Force Policy – Stevens

November 27, 2020 – Use of Force Question – Baker

November 27, 2020 – Recommendations from Rural Awakenings – Hults

November 26, 2020 – Police Transparency and Accountability – Stinson

November 23, 2020 – Law Enforcement Review-Cook

November 12, 2020 New York Associations of Counties Article

October 20,2020 LERC Comment – Stinson

October 19, 2020 Executive Order community review – Cook

October 16, 2020 EO 203 Correspondence – Kerley

October 9 2020 Lexipol Story – Stinson

October 3 2020 Mask Wearing at committee meetings – Hults

October 2, 2020 Cobleskill Documents – Stanton-Terk

September 29, 2020 Schoharie County Policing Policy Reforms – Cook

September 27, 2020 For the LE Review Comm – Stinson

September 26, 2020 LE Review – Stinson

September 22, 2020 LE Review Thoughts – Stinson

September 14, 2020 For the Law Enforcement Reform Comm – Stinson

September 10, 2020 Sept. 15 meeting – Lape

What is the N.Y.S. Police Reform and Reinvention Collaborative?

EXECUTIVE ORDER 203 TITLED: NEW YORK STATE POLICE REFORM AND REINVENTION COLLABORATIVE

Each chief executive of such local government shall convene the head of the local police agency, and stakeholders in the community to develop  such plan, which shall consider evidence-based  policing strategies, including but not limited to

  • use of force policies, procedural justice
  • any studies addressing systemic racial bias or racial justice in policing
  • implicit bias awareness training
  • de-escalation training and practices
  • law enforcement assisted diversion programs
  • restorative justice practices
  • community-based outreach and conflict resolution
  • problem-oriented policing
  • hot spots policing
  • focused deterrence
  • crime prevention through environmental design
  • violence prevention and reduction interventions
  • model policies and guidelines promulgated by the New York State Municipal Police Training Council
  • standards promulgated by the New York State Law Enforcement Accreditation Program