Civilian Police Review Board
The Civilian Police Review Board was created in 1984 following a City Charter Amendment approved by the voters of Cleveland and amended in 2008 following a vote by the citizens of Cleveland. The Board consists of seven civilian members appointed by the Mayor and approved by City Council.
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The Board accepts complaints, investigates incidents of alleged police misconduct, and recommends any necessary discipline. In addition, the Board may investigate other incidents including those involving deadly force, those resulting in the death or injury of persons in police custody, and matters requested by the Director of Public Safety.
The Police Review Board meets in executive session on the first and third Tuesday of each month at 205 W. St. Clair Avenue, room 301. The decision on all matters heard before the Board are provided to the complainant in writing.