Itasca Board of Fire and Police Commission reviews police officer candidate
Itasca Board of Fire and Police Commission met Tuesday, March 8.
Here are the minutes as provided by Itasca:
Minutes of the Itasca Board of Fire and Police Commission
March 8, 2016
Call to Order The meeting was called to order at 6:27 p.m.
Roll Call Present: Chairman Ken Machynia, Secretary Joe Riggio & Commissioner Angelo Erri
Guest(s): Deputy Chief Barry Kauther
Recording Secretary: Jody Conidi
The commission reviewed the psychological examination report for candidate Anders Langlo (#7). Riggio motioned candidate Langlo (#7) successfully passed the psychological examination and to proceed with hiring after medical examination is also passed; and Erri seconded. All were in favor. Motion approved.
Kauther reported candidate Langlo (#7) will be scheduled for a POWER test on March 22 and to start the academy on March 28.
Resignations Kauther reported Patrol Officer Yousef Al-Ghoul resigned.
Meeting Minutes –
February 2, 2016
The commission reviewed the February 2, 2016 meeting minutes. Machynia motioned to approve the minutes, and Erri seconded. All were in favor. Motion approved.
Invoices Conidi presented invoices for commission review:
COPS & FIRE Personnel Testing – Anders Langlo – 2-5-16. $450.00
Riggio motion to approve payment to COPS & FIRE Personnel Testing in the amount of $450.00; and Machynia seconded. All were in favor. Motion approved.
Roll Call Vote Machynia, Riggio, Erri. Ayes - 3; Nayes - 0. Motion approved.
Illegal Drug Use
Kauther reported to the commission that detectives investigated pre-employment illegal drug use standards used by other law enforcement agencies, and provided a copy of questions used by the FBI questions for each FBI candidate. If a candidate answers yes to any questions, the candidate is ineligible for employment. Reggio suggested the commission adopt some standards to set perimeters for patrol officers.
Kauther recommended the commission post their rules and regulations on the Village of Itasca web site along with meeting agendas and approved meeting minutes to increase transparency.
Next Meeting The next meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 5, 2016, at 6:00 p.m.
Adjournment Erri motioned to adjourn at 7:25 p.m., and Riggio seconded. All were in favor.
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550 W Irving Park Rd
Itasca, IL - 60143