Citizens Review Board

Charlotte Talks
12:00 am
Mon December 9, 2013

Citizens Review Board

Members of a coalition called "CRB Reform Now" attend a meeting in October of the Charlotte City Council's Council-Manager Subcommittee which unanimously approved recommended changes to the police department's Citizens Review Board.
Julie Rose

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.

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Local News
12:04 am
Tue October 29, 2013

CMPD Citizens Review Board On Path To Gain Some Power

Members of a coalition called "CRB Reform Now" attend a meeting of the Charlotte City Council's Council-Manager Subcommittee which unanimously approved recommended changes to the police department's Citizens Review Board.
Credit Julie Rose

The Charlotte City Council is advancing a plan to give more power to the Citizens Review Board charged with hearing complaints of police misconduct.


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Local News
9:44 am
Mon September 23, 2013

Panel Recommends More Power For CMPD Citizens Review Board

Attorney Matt Newton calls for "strengthening" CMPD's Citizens Review Board at a rally on Monday.
Credit Julie Rose

Public comment compiled by a task force over the last three months concludes CMPD's Citizens Review Board needs more power to investigate complaints of officer misconduct. A Charlotte City Council's Council-Manager Relations Committee will review the recommendations on Monday.


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Local News
9:41 am
Tue April 2, 2013

CMPD Citizens Review Board Now Under Review

Citizens and civil rights advocates call on the Charlotte City Council to give the Citizens Review Board more power.
Julie Rose

A board established to review citizen complaints against Charlotte police is now under review itself by the city council. 


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