June 14th 2017- Applications for the Baltimore City Police Department consent decree are now available for review. Twenty-six applications have been submitted and include local groups as well as firms from outside of the city.
Applications can be viewed here.
MONITOR IMPLEMENTATION TIMELINE
- June 8, 2017: Monitor Team Applications are due
- On or before June 16, 2017: Monitor Team Applications will be posted for public review and comment
- July 17, 2017: Public Comment on the Monitor Team Applications ends
- July 21, 2017: Finalist Applicants Invited for Interviews
- August 7, 2017: Public submits written questions to ask Finalist Applicants
- August 16, 2017: Public Meetings (two) in which Finalist Applicants answer the public’s written questions
- Week of August 21, 2017: City and BPD together with DOJ recommend Finalist(s) to the Court
The selection of the Monitor shall be pursuant to a process jointly established by the City, BPD and DOJ, and further explained in the Request for Application (“RFA”). The RFA specifies the criteria upon which the selection for the Monitor shall be made, including: each team member’s experience and qualifications to perform the tasks outlined in this Agreement; the ability to work collaboratively with BPD and DOJ to enable BPD to reach compliance with this Agreement; and the ability to do so in a cost effective manner. As part of the RFA, applicants will be required to submit a proposed budget for the work to be performed under this Agreement.
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