• Elgin Community Task Force on Policing to hold first meeting


    For immediate release, September 28, 2021

    Elgin Community Task Force on Policing to hold first meeting

    Elgin, IL - The City of Elgin's newly created Community Task Force on Policing will hold its first meeting on Thursday, September 30 at 6:00 p.m. The meeting will be conducted virtually with a live stream available on the City of Elgin's YouTube Channel: youtube.com/cityofelgin. The Council Chambers in City Hall, located at 150 Dexter Court, will be open for anyone interested in speaking during the public comment portion of the meeting. 

    While the first meeting is being conducted virtually, the task force will determine the best ways for the meetings to occur as well as a regular meeting schedule after its first meeting. All agendas, meeting minutes and meeting video recordings will be available on the City's website: cityofelgin.org/taskforce

    To sign up for task force email updates, including meeting notices, visit cityofelgin.org/taskforceupdates.

    For more information, please email policingtaskforce@cityofelgin.org or visit cityofelgin.org/taskforce.
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    About the Community Task Force on Policing

    With the assistance of facilitators, Kearns & West in partnership with the University of Illinois-Chicago, the community task force on policing reviews the policies, procedures and practices the Elgin Police Department (EPD) employs to determine how EPD can most effectively and equitably deliver law enforcement services to all members of the community. The task force’s ultimate objective is to make recommendations for viable solutions to enhance the EPD’s service to and relationship with Elgin’s residents, visitors, businesses and institutions.
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