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News Release
DPSST Criminal Justice Moral Fitness Workgroup Meeting Scheduled - 03/08/19

For Immediate Release                                        

March 8, 2019

Contact:    Linsay Hale 
                (503) 378-2427

Notice of Regular Meeting

The Criminal Justice Moral Fitness Workgroup will hold a regular meeting at 10:30 a.m. on March 18, 2019 in the Governor Victor G. Atiyeh Boardroom. The meeting location is accessible to persons with disabilities. A request for an interpreter for the deaf or hearing impaired or for other accommodations for persons with disabilities should be made before the meeting by calling the contact listed above. 

Teleconference Information:

Dial-In: 888-273-3658

Participant Code: 4711910

If you dial-in for the meeting, please mute your phone unless you are addressing the group.  Doing so will enable you to hear the meeting more effectively.

Agenda Items:

1.  Review Identified Issues/Discussion Points (Follow-Up from 2/5 Meeting):

Presented by Linsay Hale

  • Misconduct Category Definitions
  • How Discretionary Cases/Aggravating and Mitigating Circumstances Are Reviewed
  • Ineligibility Periods
  •  Pre-Employment Background Investigations
  •  Fingerprint-Based Criminal History Checks: Employment vs. Certification
  • Use of Force Decisions Resulting in a Separation
  • Intellectual Standards
  • Retired Public Safety Professionals and Discretionary Reviews
  • Emotional Fitness Standards for Public Safety Professionals

2. Next Workgroup Meeting: TBD

Administrative Announcement

This is a public meeting, subject to the public meeting law and it will be recorded. Deliberation of issues will only be conducted by Criminal Justice Moral Fitness Workgroup members unless permitted by the Chair. Individuals who engage in disruptive behavior that impedes official business will be asked to stop being disruptive or leave the meeting. Additional measures may be taken to have disruptive individuals removed if their continued presence poses a safety risk to the other persons in the room or makes it impossible to continue the meeting.

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