Community involvement is key to the success of our city. Feedback from all Cleveland communities on how to improve policing policies will help ensure positive, long-term reform. The Community Police Commission (CPC) needs your input to ensure all voices are heard during the reform process. Get involved today!
* Applications now open! *
The City of Cleveland is seeking qualified applicants to fill remaining terms for current vacancies on the Cleveland Community Police Commission (CPC). Applications are due July 7, 2021 at 5 p.m. Click here for the online application.
Attend CPC Quarterly Meetings
Join us for updates regarding the Consent Decree and current CPC work at quarterly meetings led by CPC Commissioners. Meetings are open to the public. Previous meeting agendas and minutes can be found here.
Join a CPC Work Group
Take an active role in the reform process by joining a work group. Work groups discuss issues and prepare reports and recommendations on policies and practices related to community and problem-oriented policing (CPOP), bias-free policing, and police transparency.
Attend District Policing Committee (DPC) Meetings
Join police commanders, supervisors, and officers at your district’s community meetings. District Policing Committee (DPC) meetings are an opportunity to regularly engage with local CDP officers to identify problems, learn about available resources, and ways to be involved with activities that improve your community.
Learn more about DPC meetings and their important role in implementing the Community & Problem-Oriented Policing plan in Cleveland.
Talk to your City Councilperson
Call or write to your councilperson about the need to create a plan for long-term and independent community oversight of the Cleveland Division of Police. Find your Councilperson on the Cleveland City Council website: clevelandcitycouncil.org.
Join the Conversation
Follow us on social media and share your voice in the reform process.
Elect candidates that speak up on the issues of police accountability and reform. Visit the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections website to register to vote, check for upcoming election dates, or find your voting location.