Board Bill Number 19 | Session 2021-2022

Detention Facility Oversight Board (DFOB)

Board Bill

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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Legislative History

Sponsor: Joseph Vaccaro
Committee: Public Safety
Actions: 05/07/2021 First Reading

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