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Please note: this meeting's minutes have not been finalized yet. Actions taken on legislation and their results are not available.
Meeting Name: Law Enforcement Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/14/2018 9:00 AM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Cook County Building, Board Room 118 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois
This meeting is cancelled as there are no items to come before the committee
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18-6825 1 COMMITTEE MINUTESCommittee MinutesCOMMITTEE MINUTES Approval of the minutes from the meeting of 03/08/2017   Not available Not available
15-3038 1 Mandatory retirement age of law enforcement caninesOrdinancePROPOSED ORDINANCE BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 46, Law Enforcement, Article I., Section 46-6 of the Cook County Code is hereby enacted as follows: Sec. 46-6. Mandatory retirement age of law enforcement canines. WHEREAS Cook County law enforcement canines are vital to the public safety of Cook County residents; Whereas: Cook County law enforcement canines perform important and essential duties that include, but not limited to: conducting building searches, searching and finding suspects and offenders, locating missing persons, performing article and evidence searches, detecting drugs and explosives, and conducting public service demonstrations; WHEREAS Due to the abilities of well-trained law enforcement canines and their significant value to comprehensive public safety practices, Cook County Government utilizes law enforcement canines within the Cook County Sherriff’s Police Department, the Cook County Sherriff’s Court Services Department, and the Cook County Sherriff’s Department of Corrections. WHEREAS Law enforcement canines   Not available Not available
15-5343 2 RESOLUTION CALLING FOR A HEARING OF THE LAW ENFORCEMENT COMMITTEE OF THE COOK COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS ON ELECTRONIC MONITORINGResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION RESOLUTION CALLING FOR A HEARING OF THE LAW ENFORCEMENT COMMITTEE OF THE COOK COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS ON ELECTRONIC MONITORING WHEREAS, Electronic monitoring is a pre-trial program that was created with the objective of relieving overcrowding in the Cook County Jail. Instead of jail confinement, electronic monitoring provides a community-based alternative that allows non-violent defendants and short-time sentenced inmates to remain in the community; and WHEREAS, since 2014, Cook County judges have ordered a record number of criminal defendants onto electronic home monitoring; an increase that has significantly helped Cook County reduce jail population and costs, however, it has also created public safety concerns; and WHEREAS, specifically amongst the juvenile probation population, Cook County has recently experienced incidents in which defendants on electronic monitoring have committed violent crimes while in the community. These incidents have resulted in Cook County Juvenile Probation conducting internal audits of electronic monitoring staff   Not available Not available