Policy review and revision is crucial to ensuring consistent, effective, and fair practices. In response to events locally and across the nation, the Urbana Police Department is updating their Use of Force Policy. As part of the revision, City leadership wants to hear from residents about what they would like to see in the new policy. Go here for more.
Listening Sessions will be held via Zoom Webinar. You may join as a Webinar Participant or Telephone Participant. This session is reserved for youth voices, although others may attend.
Webinar Participants Click this link to join the Webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87924884783. You must provide your name and email address in order to join the Webinar. If you wish to speak, “raise your hand” and wait to be called on by the meeting host. Participants will be muted except when they are called on to speak; video will remain off for all members of the public when speaking. You must state your first name and last name for the meeting record.
Telephone Participants Call 312-626-6799. Enter the Webinar ID (879 2488 4783) followed by the # key. All callers are muted by default. If you wish to speak, “raise your hand” by pressing *9 once. When you are called on by the host or presiding officer you will be un-muted. You must state your first name and last name for the meeting record.
If you are unable to join us for a Listening Session your suggestions for policy changes may be submitted until November 20 at UseofForcePolicy@urbanaillinois.us.