Chapter 21 POLICE*
Section 21-49 Duties.
The citizens police review board shall have the following duties:
(1) Review appeals from the police chiefs decisions
on alleged police misconduct as
provided for in this article.
Conduct a jurisdictional review from the decision by the police chief that a persons
allegations do not fall within the requirements set forth in this article related to complaints.
Host public meetings and educational programs for Columbia residents and police
) Review and make recommendations to the police chief and city manager on police
procedures and training.
(5) Conduct audits or reviews of the records of the police
department for compliance with the
requirements of this article.
) Prepare and submit to the city council annual reports that analyze citizen
including demographic data on complainants, complaint disposition, investigative findings and
disciplinary actions. The reports should also describe the board's community outreach and
educational programs. The reports should also set forth any recommendations made on police
policies, procedures and training. The reports shall be submitted no later than March
1 for the previous calendar year.
(Ord. No. 20331, § 1, 7-20-09;
Ord. No. 22142, § 1, 7-21-14
Editor's Note: The authority of the Citzens Police Review Board to review appeals from
police chief's decisions on alleged police misconduct shall only apply to decisions made by the
police chief after January 1, 2010.
(Ord. 22142, Amended, 07/21/2014, Prior Text; Ord. 20331, Added, 07/20/2009)