Information Needs & Data Exchange (INDEX) Subcommittee

The next Subcommittee meeting is at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, December 6, 2018 at the Bellingham Municipal Court Fireplace Room, 625 Halleck Street, Bellingham

  1. 2018
2018 INDEX Committee Meeting Documents

 December 6, 2018 Agenda Packet Audio    
November 1, 2018 
 Agenda Packet      
 October 4, 2018 Agenda N/A Audio Draft Summary   

INDEX Subcommittee regular meetings are generally held the first Thursday of the month from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Courthouse Fifth Floor Conference Rooms 513/514, 311 Grand Avenue, Bellingham, unless otherwise noted.  The upcoming regular meetings are:  
  • October 4, 2018
  • November 1, 2018 - Cancelled
  • December 6, 2018, Bellingham Municipal Court Fireplace Room
  • January 10, 2019
  • Future meeting dates to be determined
The mission of the INDEX Committee is to develop a data collection and reporting system that accurately informs policymakers when considering programmatic changes necessary to minimize jail use and improve efficiency in the criminal justice system.  Members include representatives from:
Whatcom County
  • Executive's Office
  • Sheriff's Office and Jail
  • Prosecuting Attorney's Office
  • Public Defender's Office
  • Superior Court
  • District Court
  • Health Department
  • Information Services Division
  • Municipal Court
  • Police Department
  • City Attorney's Office
Small Cities
  • Police
  • Information Technology Departments
  • City Attorney Offices
  • Municipal Courts
  • Information Technology Departments
Lummi Nation
North Sound Behavioral Health Organization