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PIERCE COU NTY CRIMINAL JUSTICE COORDINATING COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS

Wednesday, February 29, 2012 - 12:00am

Pierce County Criminal Justice Coordinating Council

December 21, 2011 (Approved 1-25-12)

Call to Order: Chair Linda Flanders called the meeting to order at 3:06 p.m. in the County Board Room at the

Pierce County Courthouse, Ellsworth, WI.

Committee Members Present: Chair Linda Flanders, Joseph Boles, Circuit Court Judge, Julie Dollahon, Pierce Co. Dept. of Human Services, Chief Dennis Sorrenson, Spring Valley Police Dept., Julia Gehring, Pierce County Court Commissioner, Chief Mike Bondarenko, Prescott Police Dept., Samantha Brill, WI Probation Agent, Brad Lawrence, Pierce County Corporate Counsel, Liesl Nelson, Public Defenders Office, Nancy Hove, Pierce Co.Sheriff Paul Barkla,Pierce Co. Board Chair, Chief Roger Legue, River Falls Police Dept, John O'Boyle, Pierce County District Attorney.

Others Present: Bob Roberts, Moffett and Associates Dorothy Halla-Poe, Community Volunteer

November Minutes were reviewed and approved.

Mission Statement: The draft version from the sub-committee was read and approved.

The Mission of the PCCJCC is to improve the quality of justice services to victims, offenders and the community. We will accomplish this through the coordination of cost-efficient strategies and more effective methodologies, building upon best practice and social science research.

Moffett and Associates: Bob Roberts reviewed Moffett and Associates approach to the Needs Assessment. The goal is to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the criminal justice system; identifying current practices and suggesting ways to increase collaboration among stakeholders using best practices.

Primary stakeholders will be contacted around December 27 to schedule interviews.

Primary stakeholders will be electronically surveyed and interviewed personally between January 11-18.

Draft report will be shared with stakeholders prior to final report. Moffett and Assoc., will work with corporate council to follow county guidelines.

Next Meeting Date: The next Council Meeting will be on Wednesday, January 25, 2012, 3:00 p.m.