Montgomery County Council Scorecard

Bill 14-19: Establish Policing Advisory Commission link

Establish a Policing Advisory Commission, which enables community members to give recommendations on County policing policies.

JUFJCF Position

Support

Status:

Passed unanimously December 3, 2019

Final vote

Matched JUFJCF position
  • Amendments supported by JUFJCF
  • Ensures that young people, one of the most over-policed communities, would have representation on the commission. Passed
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    Sidney Katz (District 3)
    Tom Hucker (District 5)
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    Gabe Albornoz (At-large)
  • Empowers the commission by compelling police to provide data in a timely manner. Passed
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    Sidney Katz (District 3)
    Tom Hucker (District 5)
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    Gabe Albornoz (At-large)
  • Increases transparency in commission appointments. Passed
  • Ensures over-policed communities — including Black and brown people, people with disabilities, and others — have representatives on the commission. Passed
  • Amendments opposed by JUFJCF
  • Reduces transparency in commission appointments. Passed
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    Gabe Albornoz (At-large)
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    Sidney Katz (District 3)
    S
    Tom Hucker (District 5)
  • Adds an unreasonable 37-hour training requirement for all commission members, which is a barrier to participation. Passed