The Madison Police Department is proud to announce that Chief John “Jack” Drumm has been appointed to the Connecticut Task Force to Study Police Transparency and Accountability. The Police Transparency and Accountability Task Force was originally established by Public Act 19-90. The Task Force was then modified during the July 2020 Special Session of the General Assembly through Public Act 20-01.
The Task Force has been charged with evaluating police/public interactions, interactions with community members with mental, intellectual and physical disabilities, recruit-ment/retention issues, traffic stops, warrant execution, police officer certification revo-cation issues and “any other police officer and transparency and accountability issue the task force deems appropriate.” Additional information about the task force can be founds here: www.ctpolicetransparency.com
Chief Drumm, appointed as a voting member of the task force, will work with a 10 other voting members and 3 non-voting members to address the issues of their charge. Chief Drumm’s appointment to the task force was approved on January 21, 2021 and was immediately effective.