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File #: 210067    Version: 0
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/4/2021 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 5/25/2021
Effective date:    
Title: Resolution urging the Fire and Police Commission to create a standard operating procedure requiring the Police Department to tow unregistered vehicles.
Sponsors: ALD. RAINEY, ALD. COGGS, ALD. BORKOWSKI, ALD. HAMILTON
Indexes: FIRE AND POLICE COMMISSION, POLICE DEPARTMENT, TOWING OF VEHICLES
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
6/2/20210 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Meeting details Not available
5/25/20210 COMMON COUNCIL ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Meeting details Not available
5/13/20210 PUBLIC SAFETY AND HEALTH COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTION

Minutes note: Appearing: Sponsor - Ald. Rainey FPC - Leon Todd DPW - Tom Woznick MPD COS NIck DeSiato
Pass5:0 Action details Meeting details Not available
5/4/20210 COMMON COUNCIL ASSIGNED TO   Action details Meeting details Not available

Number

210067

Version

ORIGINAL

Reference

201189

Sponsor

ALD. RAINEY, COGGS, BORKOWSKI, HAMILTON

Title

Resolution urging the Fire and Police Commission to create a standard operating procedure requiring the Police Department to tow unregistered vehicles. 

Analysis

This resolution urges the Fire and Police Commission to create a standard operating procedure requiring the Police Department to tow unregistered vehicles. 

Body

Whereas, Reckless driving in the city and county has created significant risks to the health and safety of the community; and

 

Whereas, The City recognizes a need for taking a proactive and prevention-oriented approach to decrease reckless driving incidents and cases; and

 

Whereas, Unregistered vehicles are likely to be disproportionally involved in reckless driving incidents; now, therefore, be it

 

Resolved, By the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee, that the Fire and Police Commission is urged to develop and implement a standard operating procedure requiring the Police Department to tow vehicles which are involved in traffic stops, collisions, and crashes if the vehicles have been unregistered for at least 5 months; and be it

 

Further Resolved, That the Chief of Police is urged to implement the practice of towing vehicles involved in traffic stops, collisions, and crashes if the vehicles have been unregistered for at least 5 months.

 

 

Drafter

LRB176513-1

Kathleen M. Brengosz

1/8/2021