Board Bill Number 19 | Session 2021-2022

Detention Facility Oversight Board (DFOB)

Summary

The proposed bill establishes a Detention Facility Oversight Board (DFOB) authorized to receive and investigate complaints of misconduct and certain incidents occurring in the City's detention facilities, investigate patterns of misconduct and systemic problems. The DFOB would have the power of subpoena. It is to function as an advisory board to the Mayor and Board and may make recommendations regarding detention facility operations and conditions, training and disciplinary action for Division of corrections' employees, and Division policy directives. The DFOB would report directly to the Mayor.

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Overview

Session: 2021-2022

Introduced: 05/07/2021

Sponsor: Joseph Vaccaro

Latest Activity: Committee Hearing

Legislative History

Legislative activities and outcomes for this board bill. Learn more about what these activities mean.

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