Information Needs & Data Exchange (INDEX) Subcommittee

The next Subcommittee meeting is tentatively scheduled at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, January 9, 2020 at the Courthouse 5th Floor Conference Rooms, 311 Grand Avenue, Bellingham
  1. 2019
  2. 2018
2019 INDEX Committee Meeting Documents
 

 DATE  AGENDA  PACKET  AUDIO  MEETING SUMMARY  MEETING HANDOUTS
 October 3, 2019  Agenda Packet Audio  Draft Summary  
August 1, 2019   Agenda Packet Audio  Summary  
 June 6, 2019  Agenda Packet Audio Summary  
April 18, 2019   Agenda Packet Audio  Summary   
 March 7, 2019 Agenda Packet Audio Summary  
 January 10, 2019 Agenda N/A Audio 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
  • April 18, 2019
  • May 2, 2019 - Cancelled
  • June 6, 2019
  • August 1, 2019
  • October 3, 2019
  • November 7, 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
Bellingham 
  • 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