Join a CPC Work Group

Take an active role in the police policy reform process by joining an open CPC work group. Work groups discuss issues and develop recommendations on the ways current policing policies and practices can reflect community values and expectations. Work groups are active depending on current CPC activities. 

Active CPC Work Groups

Chairperson: Commissioner Terry Echols

Members of the Leaders of Tomorrow young adult work group are individuals between the ages of 18 – 26 who live in the city of Cleveland that work together to create positive change through improved policies. The work group’s mission is to develop solutions to policing related issues that impact young people in Cleveland. Learn more.

Community & Problem-Oriented Policing (CPOP) Work Group

Co-Chairs: Commissioner Harriet Hadley, Commissioner Charmin Leon

The CPOP Work Group focuses on developing a community-driven approach of policing in Cleveland. Community members and police officers work together to identify and develop solutions to local public safety issues. Meetings are held on the 3rd Thursday of the month. Find details on how to join the next meeting on our event calendar or contact us for more information. New members welcome.

Accountability Work Group

Chairperson: Commissioner LaToya Logan

The Accountability Work Group works to develop proactive and preventive policy recommendations designed to reduce officer misconduct locally in Cleveland. The safety of both the community and police officers who serve the community is the primary concern of the recommendations developed by the work group. Meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of the month. Find details on how to join the next meeting on our event calendar or contact us for more information. New members welcome. 

Homicide Staffing Work Group

Chairperson: Commissioner Gail Maxwell

The Homicide Staffing Work Group works to identify the personnel, technology, or other support needed by the CDP Homicide Unit to reduce the number of open cases and better support the survivors of homicide victims during the investigation process.

Officer Wellness Work Group

Chairperson: Commissioner Megan Testa

The Officer Wellness Work Group focuses proactively on the mental health of all officers, the elimination of stigma around mental health issues, and ways to strengthen CDP wellness policies. Contact us for more information or to join the work group.

Outside Law Enforcement Affiliates Work Group

Chairperson: Commissioner Lewis Katz

The Cleveland Division of Police has entered an agreement with nine police departments allowing them to exercise concurrent police authority within their physical areas. The nine police departments are: Cuyahoga Community College, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland Metropolitan Housing Authority, Cleveland State University, Cleveland Metropolitan School District, University Hospitals, Case Western Reserve University MetroHealth Medical System, and University Circle Incorporated.

The goal of the work group is to gain an understanding of how each law enforcement entity is operating and living up to the Consent Decree. Meetings are held on the 3rd Monday of the month. Contact us for more information or to join the work group.