PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE

MONDAY, MAY 3, 2004

COUNCIL CHAMBER

Convened: 7:22 p.m.

Adjourned: 8:46 p.m.

 
Present were:††††† Chairperson Councillor Joseph M. Petty

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Councillor Juan A. Gomez

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Councillor Barbara G. Haller

 

Also:†††††††††† ††††††††† Police Chief Gerald Vizzo

†††††††††††††††††† ††††††††† Fire Chief Gerard A. Dio

†††††††††††††††††† ††††††††† City Clerk David J. Rushford, clerk

 

POLICE DEPARTMENT

 

Communications of the City Manager

 

1.†††††† Relative to addresses where letters have been sent to property owners regarding the eviction of tenants arrested for certain crimes.

††††††††† #19F CM October 14, 2003

††††††††† In Committee December 8, 2003 Ė Held

Recommend File

 

Chairmanís Order request the Police Chief assign a police officer to meet semi-annually with the Worcester Property Ownerís Association to discuss those issues of mutual concern.

 

2.†††††† Relative to the Federal Universal Hiring Grant Program.

††††††††† #19C CM December 9, 2003

Recommend File

 

3.†††††† Relative to purchasing additional radar guns.

††††††††† #19D CM December 9, 2003

Recommend File

 

4.†††††† Relative to Police liaison to the Juvenile Court.

††††††††† #19E CM December 9, 2003

Recommend File

 

5.†††††† Relative to accessing information regarding Level 2 Sex Offenders

††††††††† #19A CM January 6, 2004

Recommend File

 

Chairmanís Order request the Police Chief to inform the City Council of the number of Level 2 and Level 3 registered sex offenders living in the City of Worcester.

 

Chairmanís Order request the Administration provide the City council with information concerning the City of Boston disseminating information from itís sex offender registry.

 

6.†††††† Relative to Crime Statistics in the Piedmont St/Pleasant St. area.

††††††††† #19B CM January 6, 2004

Recommend File

 

7.†††††† Relative to conditions of vehicles owned & operated by the Worcester Police Department.

#19A CM January 13, 2004

Recommend File

 

8.†††††† Relative to process for assignment of paid detail work.

††††††††† #19C CM January 13, 2004

Recommend File

 

Chairmanís Order request the Administration provide the City Council with the policies and/or agreements in place in other communities concerning the maximum number of hours that police officers may work in the aggregate; i.e. regular, overtime, court assignment and pay detail work

 

9.†††††† Relative to purchasing machinery to control speed.

††††††††† #19D CM January 13, 2004

Recommend File

 

10.†††† Relative to amounts of money seized by and/or forfeited to the city and its Police Department.

††††††††† #19E CM January 13, 2004

Recommend File

 

 

11.†††† Relative to the new Worcester Police recruits.

††††††††† #19G CM January 13, 2004

Recommend File

 

12.†††† Relative to Crime Statistics Reports for the Piedmont St./Pleasant St. area and Crime statistics Profile for neighborhoods.

#19C CM January 27, 2004

Recommend File

 

13.†††† Relative to increased police presence in the Wildwood Avenue area.

††††††††† #19D CM January 27, 2004

Recommend File

 

14.†††† Relative to Police Class Update.

††††††††† #14A CM February 10, 2004

Recommend File

 

15.†††† Relative to distributing handsets to the Operation Division of the Police Department.

††††††††† #19D CM February 10, 2004

Recommend File

 

16.†††† Relative to better results regarding Community Policing.

††††††††† #19A CM February 24, 2004

Recommend File

 

17.†††† Relative to Police Departmentís that require their Police Officers to wear bulletproof vests.

††††††††† #19B CM February 24, 2004

Recommend File

 

Chairmanís Order request the Administration report to the City Council who decides when a subject is appropriate for collective bargaining, and, if the wearing of a bullet-proof vest is found to be outside that determination, whether the Police Chief will require new police recruits to wear vests.

 

18.†††† Relative to ďProstitution MappingĒ Program

††††††††† #19C CM February 24, 2004

Recommend File

 

Chairmanís Order request the Police Chief forward to the City Council his plans to control prostitution in the City.

 

Chairmanís Order request the Police Chief provide the City Council with a report on the continued proliferation of unregistered motorized scooters in the City.

 

19.†††† Relative to Police Officers wearing Bulletproof Vests.

††††††††† #19A CM April 13, 2004

Recommend File