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Meeting Name: Criminal Justice Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/10/2022 10:30 AM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Virtual Meeting
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22-6399 1 Criminal Justice minutes from the meeting of 9/21/2022Committee MinutesCOMMITTEE MINUTES Approval of the minutes from the meeting of 9/21/2022   Not available Not available
22-3564 1 REQUESTING A HEARING IN THE COOK COUNTY CRIMINAL JUSTICE COMMITTEEResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION REQUESTING A HEARING IN THE COOK COUNTY CRIMINAL JUSTICE COMMITTEE TO DISCUSS THE ANNUAL REPORT OF THE JUVENILE TEMPORARY DETENTION CENTER ADVISORY BOARD - “YOUTH RE-ENTRY FROM DETENTION IN COOK COUNTY” WHEREAS, youth residents in Cook County are vital members of our communities; and WHEREAS, more than 1,000 youth are held in custody at the Cook County Juvenile Detention Center (“JTDC”) each year with 150-200 of Cook County’s young people detained in the JTDC each day; and WHEREAS, the average youth in JTDC is returned to their communities within 33 days of being admitted; and WHEREAS, even short stays in detention can have serious destabilizing effects on young people’s lives by interrupting their education, family life, relationships and mental well-being; and WHEREAS, the Juvenile temporary Detention Center Advisory Board (“Advisory Board”) was established in 2014 by the adoption of Cook County Ordinance 12-0-43; and, WHEREAS, the purpose of the Advisory Board is to provide public recommendations to the Executive Director of the JTDC,   Not available Not available
22-2783 1 Merit Board ResolutionResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION CALLING MEMBERS OF THE COOK COUNTY SHERIFF’S MERIT BOARD TO SUPPLY MONTHLY DATA AND APPEAR BEFORE THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS WHEREAS, pursuant 55 ILCS 5/3-7002 of the Counties Code, the Cook County Sheriff’s Merit Board (the “Merit Board”) is created by the State of Illinois as an independent statutory body charged with performing specific functions, independent of the Cook County Sheriff (“Sheriff”), related to the Sheriff’s hiring, promotion, discipline, and termination of certain Sheriff’s employees; and WHEREAS, members of the Merit Board are appointed with the advice and consent of the Cook County Board; and WHEREAS, the Cook County Board appropriates the funding of the Merit Board in the annual appropriation ordinance; and WHEREAS, the Sheriff is tasked by the legislature to operate the County Jail, security in the Court system and public safety in general for all unincorporated areas and the County’s 5.5 million residents; and WHEREAS, pursuant to 55 ILCS 5/3-7006, pursuant to recognized merit principles of public employment, the Merit Boa   Not available Not available