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Posted on: October 3, 2020

White Plains Police Reform Committee Announces Public Comment Sessions

Police Reform Flyer - English

The City of White Plains has formed a Police Reform Committee in response to Governor Cuomo's "New York State Police Reform and Reinvention Collaborative"  Executive Order #203. The Committee has set up several ways for the public to participate in the process. For more information go to:  cityofwhiteplains.com/policereform.


Speak at a Public Comment Session

As part of this review process, the City of White Plains and the White Plains / Greenburgh Branch of the NAACP will co-sponsor public comment sessions for members of the Police Reform Committee and the White Plains community as a whole. The public comment sessions will be held on:

  • Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at 6:00 PM (Deadline to register: October 11)
  • Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at 4:00 PM (Deadline to register: October 19)
  • Thursday, October 29, 2020 at 7:00 PM *this session is for youth ages 12-18* (Deadline to register: October 27)

Both virtual and in-person speaking options are available. To register to speak at one of the public comment sessions, click Public Comment Registration Form

A few important notes about the registration form:

  • Use the form to register to speak - either virtually or in-person - at one of the public comment sessions.
  • All speakers must register ahead of time. No "walk-ins" will be allowed.
  • Each speaker will have up to 3 minutes to speak.
  • The public comment sessions will be streamed live and available to view via the City of White Plains website (cityofwhiteplains.com) as well as on Channel 75 (Altice/Optimum) and Channel 47 (Verizon).
  • The in-person location for the public comment sessions is White Plains City Hall, 255 Main Street, 2nd floor.
  • If you are commenting virtually, a meeting link will be sent to you just prior to the session.

Email

Email policereform@whiteplainsny.gov to submit your comments in writing.

Call

Call (914) 422-1313 to record a voice message with your comments.

Visit a Trusted Community Organization

Visit a trusted community organization and record your comments in a private, one-on-one setting.

  • El Centro Hispano – Call (914) 289-0500 to schedule an appointment
  • The LOFT LGBT Community Services Center – Call (914) 948-2932 ext. 11 to schedule an appointment
  • My Sisters' Place – Call (914) 683-1333 to schedule an appointment

Please Note: All comments – no matter what form they take – will be shared with the members of the White Plains Police Reform Committee.

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