Chapter 21 POLICE*
Section 21-54 Open records and meetings.
(a) Notwithstanding the provisions of section 2-25.3,
all records pertaining to complaints
filed against police officers alleging misconduct of the police officer shall be open records,
except those closed by state or federal law and except that records or portions of records that
would disclose the identity of an officer working undercover shall be closed.
The board shall meet in open session except as provided in (c) and (d).
(c) The board shall meet in closed
session to hear statements and discuss matters:
(1) That cannot be heard or discussed
in an open meeting under state or federal law; or
(2) That would involve disclosure
of the identity of an officer working undercover.
(d) Upon a two-thirds vote of board
members present at a meeting, the board may meet in
(1) To hear statements of a witness
sixteen (16) years of age or younger; or
(2) To hear statements and discuss
complaints involving sexual assault or sexual
(Ord. No. 20331, § 1, 7-20-09; Ord. No. 21157, § 1, 11-21-11)
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. 21157, Amended, 11/21/2011, Prior Text; Ord. 20331, Added, 07/20/2009)