Public Invited to Community Police Commission Appreciation Event

The event recognizes four years of work and dedication by the individuals and organizations involved in the Cleveland police reform process.

For Immediate Release:
September 12, 2019

(CLEVELAND, OH) — The Cleveland Community Police Commission (CPC) announced it will be hosting an event to recognize the dedicated volunteer commissioners, citizens, and local organizations and their work towards ensuring that all Cleveland communities are heard during the police reform process.

“This event is an opportunity to show our appreciation for the passion, grit and determination shown by our partners and commissioners to empower the community over the last four years.” says Jason Goodrick, CPC Executive Director. “Since 2015, the Commission has issued 36 reports on various issues affecting the community which equals hundreds of hours of volunteer work.”

Available at the event will be print copies the recently published CPC 2019 Annual Report & Comprehensive Review that highlights the Commission’s work since the commission was established.

The Honorable Solomon Oliver, Jr. will be the keynote speaker of the evening. Monitor Hassan Aden of the Cleveland Police Monitoring Team will be welcoming the community to the event and providing opening remarks.

The Commission Appreciation Event is free and open to the public:
WHEN: Tuesday, September 17, 2019 – 6:00pm – 8:30pm
WHERE: Jerry Sue Thornton Center, 2500 E 22nd St, Cleveland, OH 44115
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: The Honorable Solomon Oliver, Jr., U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
Eventbrite RSVP link:


About the Cleveland Community Police Commission (CPC)

The CPC was established in 2015 as part of the consent decree between the City of Cleveland and the U.S. Department of Justice. The 13 commissioners of the CPC work with the community to make recommendations on policies and practices to help strengthen relationships between officers and the communities they serve. The CPC’s website:


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