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Bernalillo County Boards and Commissions 
 

Sheriff's Office Advisory and Review Board

 

How Created: Bernalillo County Ordinance 2020-21

Established: September 22, 2020

Purpose: The purpose and intent of the Sheriff's Office Advisory and Review Board is to improve public transparency and accountability with respect to the Bernalillo County Sheriff's Office, by providing robust opportunities for community engagement, analysis and review of the Office's policies, practices, procedures, and provide advice to the Board of Bernalillo County Commissioners, the Sheriff's Office, and the public. This board shall serve in an advisory capacity to the Board of County Commissioners and the Sheriff’s Office.

 

Duties of the Board

On its own initiative, or at the request of the Board County Commissioners or the Sheriff, without interfering with the Sheriff's investigative function the Board shall:

A. complete its own investigation of the Sheriff’s Office’s operational policies, practices, processes and procedures.

B. hold public meetings to solicit public input regarding the Sheriff’s Office’s, policies, procedures, services and programs. Establish rules and procedures to ensure that its meetings provide for public comment and when necessary, include meetings focused solely on public comment.

C. communicate with and request information from the Sheriff, including but not limited to, completed disciplinary actions, finalized internal affairs investigations, and operating policies, to complete its review, analysis and investigations.

D. determine whether an independent expert audit or review of the Sheriff’s Office’s operational policies, process and procedures is required.

 

Membership/Terms: The board shall be made up of nine members. Each Commissioner shall appoint one member from their district and four shall be at-large members selected by the commission from the pool of all applicants. The terms of the all members shall be four years. Preferably, the four at-large members will have experience, knowledge, or skill in at least one of the following areas: community service, military service, public safety service, criminal law, civil rights, or law enforcement research. Annually, at the first meeting of the calendar year, the board shall elect its chair and vice-chair.

 

Meeting: TBD

 

For the latest member information, please visit the Boards+ page on the Meeting Portal at the link below:

http://bernalillocountynm.iqm2.com/Citizens/Board/1129-Sheriffs-Office-Advisory-and-Review-Board

 

 

 

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  • Please be advised that the Bernalillo County Board of Commissioners will meet in closed session on Monday, Oct. 26, 2020 at 10 a.m. Please see attached agenda.
    Time:
    10/26/2020 10:00 AM

  • Location:
    Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Government Center One Civic Plaza NW, Joint Chambers, Concourse Level B
    Time:
    10/27/2020 5:00 PM

  • Notice is hereby given that the County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at 9 a.m. Due to the current Governor’s declaration of a Public Health Emergency and ban on large public gatherings, this hearing will be conducted online via Zoom. Special arrangements will be made for online public participation during the hearing, with an in-person option. More specific information, including the Zoom link, will be posted on the Bernalillo County website (County Planning Commission hearing agenda) one week prior to the hearing at the following County website link: http://bernalillocountynm.iqm2.com/Citizens/Default.aspx Individuals may also contact Catherine VerEecke at (505) 314-0387 to arrange to participate in the hearing. Please see the attached agenda.
    Time:
    11/4/2020 9:00 AM

Upcoming Events
  • Please be advised that the Bernalillo County Board of Commissioners will meet in closed session on Monday, Oct. 26, 2020 at 10 a.m. Please see attached agenda.
    Time:
    10/26/2020 10:00 AM

  • Location:
    Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Government Center One Civic Plaza NW, Joint Chambers, Concourse Level B
    Time:
    10/27/2020 5:00 PM

  • Notice is hereby given that the County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at 9 a.m. Due to the current Governor’s declaration of a Public Health Emergency and ban on large public gatherings, this hearing will be conducted online via Zoom. Special arrangements will be made for online public participation during the hearing, with an in-person option. More specific information, including the Zoom link, will be posted on the Bernalillo County website (County Planning Commission hearing agenda) one week prior to the hearing at the following County website link: http://bernalillocountynm.iqm2.com/Citizens/Default.aspx Individuals may also contact Catherine VerEecke at (505) 314-0387 to arrange to participate in the hearing. Please see the attached agenda.
    Time:
    11/4/2020 9:00 AM

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