Use of Force Review Committee

Final Report and Survey Findings

At the February 22, 2021 City Council meeting, the committee presented the final report. The report includes survey findings.

At an earlier committee meeting, the committee presented these top level findings about the public survey that closed in December.

Meetings

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

Members

The Committee members were appointed by the City Council on July 27, 2020 for terms ending December 31, 2020, unless extended by Council action. 

  • Brian Creswick – Public Representative
  • Julie Felgar – Public Representative
  • Janis Johnson – Public Representative
  • Toni Lewis – Public Representative
  • Joseph Rollo – Public Representative
  • Dana Salvano-Dunn – Public Representative
  • Raymond Touomou – Public Representative
  • Jenny Carroll – Department Director Representative
  • Diann Bullock – Employee Advisory Council Representative
  • Markus Bristol – Police Department Command Staff Representative
  • Joe Carter – Police Department Representative
  • Metin Cay – Sheriff’s Office Representative
  • Seve Padilla - Schools Representative

Staff Liaison

Overview

The Use of Force Review Committee (UFRC) was created by City Council in June 2020. View the charter document here. The group will meet to review the City of Falls Church Police Department and Sheriff’s Office use of force policies and procedures, engage the community to gain insight into their experiences, report the findings of the review and community experiences, and make recommendations for changes to use of force policies and procedures.

The recent killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and the loss of many other Black lives, have left our nation anguished and outraged. The Obama Foundation and the My Brother’s Keeper Alliance have called on mayors and other city officials to pledge to take actions to review and reform police use of force policies and procedures. Mayor Tarter and City Council have committed to follow the precepts of the pledge and look forward to the UFRC’s recommendations.

Documents and Links