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Meeting Name: Law Enforcement Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/21/2021 9:30 AM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Virtual Meeting
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21-0442 1  Committee MinutesCOMMITTEE MINUTES Approval of the minutes from the meeting of 10/20/2020   Not available Not available
21-0262 1  ReportREPORT Department: Office of the General Superintendent Request: Refer to Law Enforcement Committee Report Title: Independent Analysis of the Forest Preserves of Cook County Police Department Report Period: 10/19/2020 - 4/27/2021 Summary: In 2020, the Forest Preserves of Cook County issued a Request for Proposals and retained Hillard Heintze to analyze the Forest Preserves Police Department and recommend best practices to: (a) maintain and strengthen police and community relations, (b) create a work culture that is inclusive and equitable to all people, and (c) support a diverse police force through recruitment, retention and promotion. The independent analysis found that the Forest Preserves Police Department has a ready, willing and able workforce and that officers understand, appreciate and take pride in their department’s mission to make the Forest Preserves a safe place. The consultants also report that permit holders and other stakeholders generally have positive impressions of Forest Preserves police officers. However, a number of actions are needed   Not available Not available