In any city, civilian oversight of police departments serve to help law enforcement prevent crime and disorder while maintaining the respect and approval of the community. There are many different ways to organize a citizens review board and Charlotte's own board has come under scrutiny lately. We'll look at why citizen review boards exist, how they are put together, the function they serve and why our review board could undergo some major changes. A look at how we oversee the police department.
Jason Huber - Professor, Charlotte School of Law
Robert Hagemann - City Attorney, City of Charlotte
Alan Adler - Member, Citizens Review Board
Willie Ratchford - Executive Director of the Charlotte Mecklenburg Community Relations Committee