*The final police reform plan was approved by the Jamestown City Council on March 29, 2021 and submitted to New York State on March 30, 2021.
PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE ANNOUNCES APPLICATIONS FOR POLICE REFORM STRATEGIC IMPLEMENTATION COMMITTEE
Following last month’s approval of the Police Reform and Reinvention Plan by the Jamestown City Council, the Public Safety Committee is looking for residents to apply for the Police Reform Strategic Implementation Committee. This committee, made up of community members, Public Safety Committee members, and officers in the Police Department, will help implement the reforms and initiatives outlined in the Police Reform and Reinvention Plan. The Committee is looking for 3 members of the community to join.
Residents can apply at https://www.jamestownny.gov/boards/ under the “Police Reform Strategic Implementation Committee.”
Applications will be accepted until May 21st.
City Public Safety Committee Begins NYS Police Reform & Reinvention Collaborative
The City of Jamestown, through the Public Safety Committee, has begun planning and implementation of New York State’s Police Reform & Reinvention Collaborative. On June 12, 2020, Governor Cuomo issued an Executive Order requiring each local government in the State to adopt a policing reform plan by April 1, 2021. The Order authorizes the Director of the Division of the Budget to condition State aid to localities on the adoption of such a plan.
This page is dedicated to updates from the Committee.
|Conduct Community Survey & Stakeholder Meetings||October 19-November 14, 2020|
|Data Review by Public Safety Commission||November 15, 2020|
|Stakeholder Meetings||November 30-February 28, 2021|
|Draft Reform Plan Released||March 3, 2021|
|Public Meetings on Draft Reform Plan||March 22, 2021|
|Council Vote on Final Reform Plan||March 29, 2021|
- City of Jamestown Police Reform Plan [FINAL]
- Police Reform and Reinvention Public Draft
- Click to Join a Stakeholder Group to help us solicit feedback
- Review Police Reform 2020 Survey Results
- Public Documents:
- View Public Meetings
- Additional Resources