Information Needs & Data Exchange (INDEX) Subcommittee

The next Subcommittee meeting is at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, January 10, 2019 at the Courthouse Fifth Floor Conference Rooms 513/514, 311 Grand Avenue, Bellingham

  1. 2018
2018 INDEX Committee Meeting Documents

 December 6, 2018 Agenda Packet Audio Draft Summary   
November 1, 2018 
 Agenda Packet      
 October 4, 2018 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
  • 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