Mayor Hancock and Council President Herndon Release Statement on Sheriff Department Reform Executive Steering Committee

Mayor Hancock and Council President Herndon Release Statement on Sheriff Department Reform Executive Steering Committee

DENVER – Mayor Michael B. Hancock and Council President Chris Herndon released the following statement on Sheriff Department Reform Executive Steering Committee:

“After the concerns expressed from City Council members during our first Mayor-Council report out today, I had a good conversation with Council President Herndon, and I have asked him to identify two council members who will serve on the Sheriff Department executive steering committee. This committee is working every day, and I appreciate any council member who will step up and make that kind of commitment to turning around this department.

“I have heard not only City Council, but the community, and we will be adding law enforcement, corrections and community expertise to the steering committee as well.”

From Council President Herndon:
“We applaud the mayor for establishing the task force and appointing members of City Council. We look forward to working with his Administration to create a Sheriff’s Department that our city can be proud of. ”

DSD Reform Executive Steering Committee:
  • Paul Lopez – Denver City Council representative, Dist. 3
  • Jeanne Robb – Denver City Council representative, Dist. 10
  • Nick Mitchell – Denver Independent Monitor
  • Regina Huerter – Program Manager, Crime Prevention and Control Commission
  • Rev. William Golson Jr. – Pastor of True Light Baptist Church and president of the Greater Metro Denver Ministerial Alliance
  • Dr. Joseph G. Sandoval – Former lawyer and police officer, Professor of Criminal Justice and Criminology, Metropolitan State University of Denver
  • Rosemary Rodriguez – Former President of the Denver City Council, DPS board member, former chair of the Federal Elections Assistance Commission
  • Jim Davis – Former Denver FBI agent and law enforcement expert
  • Elias Diggins – Interim Sheriff, Denver Sheriff Department
  • Scott Martinez – City Attorney, City and County of Denver
  • Stephanie O'Malley – Executive Director, Denver Department of Safety
  • Janice Sinden – Chief of Staff, City and County of Denver
  • Robert White – Police Chief, Denver Police Department

Posted on Aug 19, 2014 (Archive on Sep 19, 2014)
Posted by mikestrott  Contributed by mikestrott
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