Section 21-54 Open records and meetings.
Prior to the adoption of Ord. 21157 on 11/21/2011, Section 21-54 read as follows.
(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 not meet in closed session
to discuss or hear statements concerning
alleged non-criminal misconduct of police officers, except to the extent that the subject matter of
the discussions or statements, under state or federal law, cannot be discussed or made in an open
meeting and except that the board shall meet in closed session to discuss or hear statements that
would involve disclosure of the identity of an officer working undercover.
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)
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.