This task force will to participate in a discussion of the role such boards play in different communities, and begin to gauge what our stakeholders want from such a board and what should it look like to fit our City and our needs. Applications due 10/14.
The City of Ferguson is convening a Task Force to discuss the establishment of a Citizen Review Board. This group discussion is intended to be a brief overview of the role such boards play in different communities, and begin to gauge what our stakeholders want from such a board and what should it look like to fit our City and our needs. Representatives from the National Association for Civilian Oversight of Law Enforcement (NACOLE) will perform an educational piece and lead a facilitated discussion to set some initial parameters. We need to have completed applications turned into City Hall or emailed to the City Clerk at email@example.com by Tuesday, October 14, 2014.
The proposed composition of the task force is listed below.
• Mayor (1 total)
• 2 Council Members (2 total)
• City Manager (1 total)
• Police Chief (1 total)
• 2 police officers (2 total)
• 1 representative from each of the following Neighborhood Associations (10 total)
o Forestwood Neighborhood Group
o Jeske Park Neighborhood Assoc.
o North Hills Neighborhood
o Northwest Ferguson
o Old Ferguson East Neighborhood Association
o Old Ferguson West Neighbors
o Robert-Superior Neighborhood Group
o Southwest Ferguson Neighborhood Group
o Wabash Neighborhood Association
• 1 high-level representative from an apartment management team (1 total)
• 2 residents selected from the different apartment communities in town (2 total)
• 2 business leaders (2 total)
• 2 members of the clergy from churches within the City (2 total)
• 1 representative from the DOJ CRS (1 total)