Ulster County Justice and Reform Commission

Please join the Justice and Reform Commission for their first Town Hall. 

Wednesday, July 22nd at 6:00 PM via Zoom

At this meeting we will give a quick overview of the goals, timeline, and process of this commission. We will then open up to the public for comment to make sure that we are incorporating the community’s ideas and hearing from as many voices as possible.  

Zoom registration link: bit.ly/2Zs76TL

 

Thank you for taking the time to give your ideas and input for our Ulster County Justice and Reform Commission. Below is a brief overview of the commission and it’s goals:

Mission: Create a specific set of policy and legislative changes in Ulster County that will ensure justice for every resident and drive needed reforms in the criminal justice system.

Goals:  The objective of this commission is to create specific legislation on criminal justice reform issues that will be voted on by the Ulster County Legislature before April 1st. Topics will include but not be limited to:

  • Ending mass incarceration
  • Police oversight and accountability
  • Addressing systemic racial bias
  • Healing divisions between law enforcement and the communities they serve.

You can also email  jrcommission[at]co.ulster.ny[dot]us with your ideas.

All of the ideas submitted will be passed along to the commission members for review and inclusion in our planning process. Thank you for your time and input!