Citizen Police Complaint Assessment Committee

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The Citizen Police Complaint Assessment Committee will report back to the Human Services Committee in May 2018 with findings related to the following questions. 
  1. How does Evanston Police Department civilian police complaint process currently work?

  2. What issues, if any, are there with the current complaint process?

  3. What is the complaint process for communities similar to Evanston? 

  4. Are there any nationally recognized best practices related to how municipalities, similar to Evanston, handle civilian complaints? Are there other best practices the Committee discovered?

  5. What suggested changes can Evanston make to address any issues identified with the current process?

  6. Are any of these suggested changes to the citizen complaint process included in the 27 point police issue work plan?

# of Members: Nine (9) members appointed by the Mayor

  1. Karen Courtright
  2. Matthew Mitchell
  3. Joi Russell
  4. Dr. D. Vincent Thomas Jr.
  5. Jared Davis
  6. Randy Foreman
  7. Jeff Parker
  8. Dr. Meggie Smith
  9. Dr. Peter Demuth

The Committee will be supported by staff liaisons Kimberly Richardson, Deputy City Manager. 

Police Dashboard


Committee meetings take place on  1st Wednesday of the month, at 7 p.m., Morton Civic Center, Rm. 2402

 Meeting Date  Agenda  Minutes  Packet/Material
 September 11, 2018  AGENDA    
 September 5, 2018  RESCHEDULED    
 August 18, 2018 - Special Meeting  AGENDA     
 August 1, 2018 AGENDA    PACKET
 July 11. 2018  AGENDA    PACKET
June 6, 2018




Draft of Complaint Register Form



Report to Human Services Committee (May 6, 2018)

 February 7, 2018 AGENDA  MINUTES



Oversight Models Overview

Complaint Register Form Review

 January 10, 2018  AGENDA MINUTES


Review of National Police Oversight Models Feb.2005

 December 6, 2017

 November 1, 2017




 October 12, 2017 AGENDA  MINUTES

Complaint Process Steps Diagram

Complaint Form

Disposition Classification

Officers Bill of Rights

Police Org. Chart

Champaign, IL Report

Police Employee Manual

Portable Audio Video Recorder

FOP Contract Sergeants

FOP Contracts Patrol Officer 2014-2016