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Citizens Police Review Board Community Forum

The Citizens Police Review Board will be holding its Annual Community Forum for the purpose of hearing Citizens’ views on the policies, practices and procedures of the Iowa City Police Department. DATE: Tuesday, May 13, 2013, TIME: 6:00 PM at LOCATION: Iowa City Public Library, Meeting Room A. 123 South Linn Street, Iowa City. Questions & […]

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Iowa City Considers Municipal Infractions in Lieu of Criminal Charges

City Council Work Session on 1 April 2014 City officials, local law enforcement, and the County have been exploring ways to eliminate criminal charges for a variety of alcohol related violations. The document below is a PDF to text copy of pages 5-8 in the original packet of documents that were presented as reference materials for a work […]

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Collaborative Approaches to Public Safety

(Source: “Senate Judiciary Committee to Hold Oversight Hearing on Bureau of Prisons,” Council of State Governments Justice Center, 5 November 2013) On Wednesday, November 6, the Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing entitled “Oversight of the Bureau of Prisons & Cost-Effective Strategies for Reducing Recidivism.” The hearing, which will be chaired by Sen. Sheldon […]

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