Charter Commission, Detroit Charter, DRACO

Cindy Darrah ( Raw Questionnaire Responses )

How will your name appear on the ballot?

Write in Cindy Darrah
What do you believe qualifies you to be on the Detroit Charter Commission?

My political engagement in Detroit since the 1970s.
Why do you want to be on the Detroit Charter Commission?

I want Detroiters to vote any proposal down since the more people who voted in the August primary did not vote on Proposal ‘R’ thanvoted either ‘yes’ or ‘no’ and the lack of adequate notice and discussion eliminated the equal chance for citizens to file for candacicy on any charter revision commission.
Page 2: Specific Provisions.
Would you support keeping a Board of Police Commissioners in the revised charter?

Definitely would

Would you support keeping a system whereby the majority of the Police Commissioners are elected?

Definitely would

Would you support the election of some of the Commissioners by district?

Probably would

Would you support the requirement that Commissioners be civilians at the time they are elected?

Definitely would

Page 3: Police Commissioner Authority
Check powers or responsibilities you would like Police Commissioners to retain:

In consultation with the Chief of Police, and with the approval of the Mayor establish policies, rules and regulations.
Review and approve the departmental budget before its submission to the Mayor.
Receive and resolve, as provided in this chapter, any complaint concerning the operation of the Police Department and forward all allegations of criminality to the appropriate internal or external law enforcement agency for further investigation.
Act as final authority in imposing or reviewing discipline of employees of the department.
Make an annual report to the Mayor, the City Council, and the public of the department’s activities during the previous year, including the handling of crime and complaints, and of future plans.
The Board may subpoena witnesses, administer oaths, take testimony, and require the production of evidence.
The Board shall also appoint a Chief Investigator and such additional staff of investigators as it deems necessary.
Other (please specify):
Video broadcast, and archieve meetings

Page 4: Conflicts Of Interest
Do you think it is a conflict of interest for former Detroit Police Officers to serve on the BOPC?


Page 5: Statement of Affirmation
I affirm the above statement.


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