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.

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.


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.


CMPD Citizens Review Board Now Under Review

Apr 2, 2013
Julie Rose

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