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

• Leaders of Tomorrow Work Group

Chairperson: Commissioner Frederick Knuckles

Accepting Applications Now! The Community Police Commission (CPC) is looking for individuals between the ages of 18 – 26 who live in the city of Cleveland to join the Leaders of Tomorrow work group to create positive change through improved policies.

Click here to learn more about the young adult work group, or fill out the online application here. Apply by October 31, 2020.

• Community & Problem-Oriented Policing (CPOP)

Chairperson: Commissioner Harriet Hadley

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. New members welcome. Contact us for meeting registration link.

• Accountability

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. New members welcome. Contact us for the meeting registration link. 

• Homicide Staffing Committee

Chairperson: Commissioner Gail Maxwell

The Homicide Staffing Committee 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

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.