The East Haven Board of Police Commissioners may soon find itself in a new legal battle.
The police commission will hold its next regularly schedule meeting this evening, beginning at 7 p.m., at the .
Among the items on tonight's agenda — which is posted in the gallery that accompanies this article — includes the item: "Concerning the Filing of Appropriate Complaint/Legal Action Arising Out of Retaliatory Acts Committed Against Members of the Board of Police Commissioners."
There is no indication from the agenda item who or what the commission members are considering filing a complaint against.
But earlier this month, the police commission unanimously approved the that "revokes" Police Chief Leonard Gallo's that barred commission members from the interior and exterior of the East Haven Police Department.
The police chief's order had banned board members from setting foot both inside and outside of the department's North High Street headquarters, as well as prohibiting officers from speaking to the commission without his prior notification.
There is no indication at this time if the meeting's agenda item is related to Gallo's ban on commissioners.
And it has already been a busy month for the commission.
Motions filed in the f that accuses 12 East Haven Police officers of discriminating against and mistreating Latino residents could result in as named defendants in the case after one of the plaintiffs in the case has asked to be removed from the suit.
And on Dec. 19, the released that the East Haven Police "engaged in a pattern or practice of discrimination against Latinos in violation of the Constitution and federal law, following the federal agency's two-year civil investigation.