Public Safety

June 18, 2019

Safety & Reform Community Compliance Council


Welcome and Administrative Matters

Judge John West

Introduction of Guests

Mr. Gregory Baker

  1. Patrick Duhaney, City Manager                           
  2. Jason Cooper, Collaborative Agreement Sustainability Manager

UCPD Status Update

Chief Maris Herold

  1. Internal Investigations and Uses of Force
  2. Contact Cards

Police Dashboard

Crime Analyst Michael Zidar

UCPD Activities

Chief Maris Herold, Crime Analyst Michael Zidar, Director James Whalen

  1. Tactical and Strategic Investigations
  2. Community Engagement
  3. Items of Interest

Future Meeting Schedule

Judge John West



CCC Members

  • Judge John West, Chair
  • Gregory Baker
  • Robin Engel
  • Peg Fox
  • Bleuzette Marshall
  • Jack Martin
  • Kennerly Newlin
  • Ennis Tait
  • Michael Zidar
  • James Whalen

UC Administration

  • Dudley Smith
  • Maris Herold
  • James Whalen

Additional Participants

  • Patrick Duhaney, City Manager
  • Jason Cooper, Collaborative Agreement Sustainability Manager
This table lists topics discussed at the meeting that need further action taken, the name of the person responsible for completing the action and the date that the action needs to be completed.
Action Items Responsible Person(s) Due Date
Minutes from 06/18/2019 Kimberly Willis  
Next meeting: September 17, 2019    

Welcome and Administrative Matters

Judge John West

  • Judge West began the CCC meeting by calling the room to order.
  • Introductions around the room
  • Dr. Abercrombie has withdrawn from CCC; Judge West, Director Whalen and Mr. Baker to have lunch with him and present him with a gift

Introduction of Guest

Mr. Greg Baker
  • Patrick Duhaney - City Manager
  • Jason Cooper - Collaborative Agreement Sustainability Manager

UCPD Status Update - See presentation

Chief Maris Herold

  • See PowerPoint presentation of cases with dispositions
    • Year to Date of IAs. ARs, and UOF
  • Contact Card - oversight and accountability - Director Whalen
  • Tactical and strategic investigations
  • Questions from members
    • Where is this information housed?
    • Is this public knowledge?

Police Dashboard – Introduction of Michael Zidar 

Chief Maris Herold

  • Michael Zidar has done a tremendous job of putting together this dashboard; combined all data sources and created something that all administration can use to pull data
  • See presentation; still under construction with an estimated completion date of 08/2019
  • Goal – Get the data immediately – real time
  • Director Whalen – may host an open house to show this
    • Can be a liability if this dashboard is not used
  • Judge West – host an open house for community engagement

UCPD Activities – See Presentation 

Chief Maris Herold and Michael Zidar
  • Tactical and strategic investigations – see presentation
    • Chief Herold institutionalized problem solving and so far UCPD have taken to it
    • Very excited about this project
  • CSR Burglary Reduction – Michael Zidar
  • Questions:
    • Once you have all of this information what do you do with it?
    • Absentee residences?
    • Proactively, how do you deal with problematic landlords?
    • Proactively, do you talk to the students at orientation?
    • What does one have that the other has regarding intervention points?  What needs to be addressed?

Concentration of Student Residencies (CSR) around campus (see power point presentation)

  • Interactive map
  • Brick pavers
  • Bicycle thefts
  • Daniels hall – problem identification
  • Police reports from residence halls 2017 – 2019
  • Total charges by hall
  • Alcohol charges by hall
  • Police reports by report type 2017 – 2019

Community Engagement – See Presentation

Chief Maris Herold
  • List of monthly community meetings
  • List of activities
  • Orientations/safety presentations
  • UCPD collaborations

Items of Interest – See Presentation 

Director James Whalen
  • Dayton Ohio collaborations
  • ICAT training for Xavier and Miami University
  • Supervision of police personnel through Northwestern Center for Public Safety; six of our own staff

Accomplishments - See Presentation 

Director James Whalen

  • Retirements
  • Leadership Graduations
  • Life-Saving Awards
  • New canine

Future Meeting Schedule

Judge John West

  • A lot of information today; CCC is working on a way to feed this information to the community
  • Judge West advised the next meeting would be September 17, 2019 at 5 p.m.
  • Meeting adjourned