Public Safety

October 27, 2015

Safety & Reform Community Advisory Council



President Santa J. Ono


Dr. Robin S. Engel, Vice President for Safety & Reform

Call to Service

Honorable Judge John A. West


S. Gregory Baker, Director of Police Community Relations

Next meeting:

  • Tuesday, November 10 from 5:30 – 7:30 PM in 320 University Pavilion 
  • Tuesday, December 8 from 5:30 – 7:30 PM in 320 University Pavilion



CAC Members

Judge John West, Chairman

Eric Abercrumbie, Doug Barge, Marcus Bethany, Dejanay Drummonds, Michael Ealy, Peg Fox, Bobby Hilton, Chara Jackson, Jack Martin, Janet Moore, Andrew Naab, James Schwab, KZ Smith, Terri Theetge

UC Administration

President Santa Ono

Robert Ambach, S. Gregory Baker, Robin Engel, Bleuzette Marshall, James Whalen

CAC Members Not in Attendance

Doloris Learmonth, Dr. Clarence Newsome, Ennis Tait, Charlene Ventura

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
Send Minutes Out to Council
Engel/Morris 11/5/15
Prepare & Forward Draft of RFP for Review
Engel 11/5/15
Committee to Review RFP
All 11/10/15
Overview of UCPD
Engel/Baker 11/10/15
Set Meeting Schedule for 2016
West/Morris 12/8/15
Next Meeting 11/10, 5:30-7:00 PM, University Pavilion 320.
All 11/10/15

President's Welcome

President Santa Ono

  • Confirmed university commitment to community involvement and participation. 
  • Perform complete review of UCPD and then begin review of other areas of UC. 
  • Review diversity and growth with aspect to admissions, faculty and staff. 
  • Rebuild trust between UC and community.

CAC Mission

Vice President Robin Engel

  • Discussed opportunity to work collaboratively with the goal of creating a national standard for urban campus policing. 
  • Immediate focus of the CAC is reform efforts related directly to the UCPD. 
  • Discussed the five core values of council – transparency, legitimacy, fairness, collaboration and innovation.

Call to Service

Judge John A. West

  • Review of packet materials, including the Statement of Guiding Principles. 
  • Encouraged honest feedback; welcomes advice and direction. 
  • Effort will track progress of various reviews. 
  • Confirmed that council will accept the findings from the independent Kroll report and work of the CAC will focus from that point forward.

Proposal for Review

  • Dr. Engel to prepare a request for proposal (RFP) for the comprehensive review of the UCPD. 
  • RFP to be reviewed internally by 10/30/15. 
  • RFP to be distributed to CAC members for discussion at next meeting before sending out to bid.

Statement of Guiding Principles

  • Members signed the CAC’s Statement of Guiding Principles. 
  • Members will receive scanned copy of the signed form via email.
  • A hardcopy will be provided at next meeting.

October 27, 2015

Discussion / Q&A

  • Discussed Irate8 demands, and President Ono’s response to the larger movement, and inclusion/diversity issues on campus. 
  • Website has been created that documents all University activities since the officerinvolved shooting of Mr. Samuel Dubose. (


Director S. Gregory Baker

  • Goal: CAC to assist in making the UCPD and University the best in class. 
  • Provide overview of the UCPD at next meeting. 
  • Please complete contact list. 
  • Please review calendars to schedule 2016 meetings on 11/10.

Future Meetings

November 10, 2015, 5:30 - 7:30 PM in University Pavilion 320.

December 8, 2015, 5:30 - 7:30 PM in University Pavilion 320.

Members completed survey to indicate best days/times for future meetings; results will be discussed at next meeting.