Criminal Justice Reform Task Force (not active)
The City of Salisbury’s Criminal Justice Reform Task Force (CJRTF) shall serve to engender trust and understanding between citizens of Wicomico County and allied law enforcement agencies operating within the City of Salisbury and Wicomico County.
Serving in an advisory capacity, members of the Task Force will serve to foster relationships amongst community members and law enforcement by helping to ensure that law enforcement remains receptive to the concerns of the citizens of Wicomico County. Upon review of many protocols and policies, implemented by law enforcement agencies which protect, serve, and defend the citizenry of Wicomico County, members of the Task Force shall make policy and procedural recommendations to the Mayor and Chief of Police. With the consent of the Mayor, the Task Force may also submit advisory opinions to the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office, the Office of the State’s Attorney for Wicomico County, the Wicomico County Board of Education any State Agency to include, but not limited to, the State Police, the Department of Juvenile Services, and the Department of Social Services. Recommendations can be made to any agency or organization not listed here that have some impact or relationship with criminal justice.
The task force meets the fourth Wednesday of each month at 6:00 pm in the Government Office Building, Room 306. These meetings are open for the public to attend and are currently hybrid. See below for the meeting link.