1. CALL TO ORDER
2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES – April 29, 2019 & May 13, 2019
3. APPROVAL OF THE ORDER OF BUSINESS AND APPROVAL OF ADDITIONS AND DELETIONS
4. BUSINESS ARISING OUT OF THE MINUTES
4.1 Police Complaints Communication Plan - Update
5. CALL FOR DECLARATION OF CONFLICT OF INTERESTS
6. CONSIDERATION OF DEFERRED BUSINESS
7. CORRESPONDENCE, PETITIONS & DELEGATIONS
7.1.1 Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission – Street Checks Legal Opinion [PDF]
7.3.1 Coalition to Ban Street Checks - Nancy Hunter [PDF]
8. INFORMATION ITEMS BROUGHT FORWARD - NONE
9.1.1 Board of Police Commissioners’ 2018 Annual Report to Regional Council [PDF]
That the Board of Police Commissioners:
1. Approve the 2018 Board of Police Commissioners annual report, as presented; and
2. Direct that the approved 2018 Board of Police Commissioners annual report be forwarded to Halifax Regional Council.
9.1.2 Police Services Retention Policy on Historical Street Check Records [PDF]
9.1.3 Halifax Regional Police 2018/2019 Fiscal Year 4th Quarter Financial Report [PDF]
- Staff Presentation [PDF]
9.1.4 Halifax Regional Police Information Technology Security Audit – Update [PDF]
9.1.5 HRM Police Services Review – Update
9.2 MEMBERS OF BOARD OF POLICE COMMISSIONERS
9.2.1 Commissioner Borden - HRP Strategic Plan Phase II Quarterly Report Template [PDF]
9.2.2 Commissioner Smith - Changes to Halifax Regional Municipality By-Law Number P-100: Respecting the Board of Police Commissioners [PDF]
That the Board of Police Commissioners request changes to Halifax Regional Municipality By-Law Number P-100: Respecting The Board Of Police Commissioners, with changes to section (2) (f) that will now read “ensure compliance with Nova Scotia Police Act code of conduct; and the Halifax Regional Police Code of Ethics.”
9.2.3 Commissioner Smith - Community Communication Strategy [PDF]
That the Board of Police Commissioners request that the Chief of Police prepare a community communication strategy that clearly and straightforwardly communicates what a citizen’s rights are in situations where Police interact with residents and community by;
1. Creating an easy to read “know your rights” information pamphlet or guide that outlines an Officers and citizens obligations when conducting a stop, interaction, or investigation. This information will also be available on HRM and HRP’s website.
2. Create community engagement strategies delivered by officers and community members that educates the public on their rights, and the roles and responsibilities of an officer.
3. Engage with the minority communities in partnership with the Board of Police Commissioners to hold scheduled Town Halls in community, in order for the Board and Police service to understand community needs in order to enhance the effectiveness of the police service.
4. Having all officers communicate - in accordance with the Minister of Justice direction regarding street checks – when coming in contact with the public adhere to all practices within the HRP Code of Ethics.
9.2.4 Commissioner Smith - Future Budget Presentations to include all items related to Police operations, projects, and purchases [PDF]
That the Board of Police Commissioners request that the Chief of the Halifax Regional Police, in addition to submitting future HRP budgets, also keep the Board informed of any strategic initiatives impacting police services in the HRM; including those that impact significant police operations, projects, and purchases.
9.3 COMMISSIONER UPDATES
9.3.1 Management Employee Relations Committee - Update
9.3.2 Canadian Association of Police Governance Board – Update
9.3.3 Nova Scotia Association of Police Governance Board – Update
9.3.4 Canadian Association of Police Governance Annual Conference Calgary, August 8-11, 2019
9.4 HRP/RCMP CHIEF UPDATES
10. ADDED ITEMS
11. IN CAMERA (In Private)
The Board of Police Commissioners may rise and go into a private In Camera (In Private) session, in accordance with Section 51 of the Nova Scotia Police Act for the purposes of dealing with the following;
11.1 Approval of In Camera (In Private) Minutes – April 29, 2019 & May 13, 2019
That the Board of Police Commissioners approve the April 29, 2019 and May 13, 2019 In Camera (In Private) minutes as presented.
11.2 Personnel Matter
A matter pertaining to an identifiable individual or group.
That the Board of Police Commissioners convene In Camera (In Private) to discuss the matter.
12. NOTICES OF MOTION
13. DATE OF NEXT MEETINGS
• July 17, 2019
• August 19, 2019 (Cancelled)
1. Memorandum from the Municipal Clerk’s Office Regarding Commissioner Appointments – June 12, 2019 [PDF]